using ULA for 'hidden' v6 devices?

Jay Ford jay-ford at uiowa.edu
Wed Jan 25 10:11:00 CST 2012


On Wed, 25 Jan 2012, Justin M. Streiner wrote:
> Is anyone using ULA (RFC 4193) address space for v6 infrastructure that does 
> not need to be exposed to the outside world?  I understand the concept of 
> having fc00::/8 being doled out by the RIRs never went anywhere, and using 
> space out of fd00::/8 can be a bit of a crap-shoot because of the likelihood 
> of many organizations that do so not following the algorithm for picking a 
> /48 that is outlined in the RFC.
>
> There would appear to be reasonable arguments for and against using ULA. I'm 
> just curious about what people are doing in practice.

Yep.  It works great for strictly local devices which don't need Internet 
access.

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Jay Ford, Network Engineering Group, Information Technology Services
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242
email: jay-ford at uiowa.edu, phone: 319-335-5555, fax: 319-335-2951



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