using "reserved" IPv6 space

-Hammer- bhmccie at
Fri Jul 13 14:43:42 UTC 2012

     Thank you both. That is the simple answer that I wasn't thinking 
of. I'm not as IPv6 savvy as I need to be (yet) so I haven't put all the 
pieces together when trying to look at the bigger picture. Thanks again.


"I was a normal American nerd"
-Jack Herer

On 7/13/2012 9:41 AM, Jeroen Massar wrote:
> On 2012-07-13 16:38, -Hammer- wrote:
>> OK. I'm pretty sure I'm gonna get some flak for this but I'll share this
>> question and it's background anyway. Please be gentle.
>> In the past, with IPv4, we have used reserved or "non-routable" space
>> Internally in production for segments that won't be seen anywhere else.
> There is this very nice concept called ULA (RFC4193), use it.
> If you want to be more sure about uniqueness, use
> or you can also just use a chunk of your 'global' prefix and don't
> announce a route for it and firewall it off properly.
> Greets,
>   Jeroen

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