using "reserved" IPv6 space

Owen DeLong owen at
Sat Jul 14 20:20:32 UTC 2012

They're a bad thing in IPv6.

The only place for security through obscurity IMHO is a small round
container that sits next to my desk.

Besides, if you don't advertise it, a GUA prefix is just as obscure as a ULA prefix and provides a larger search space in which one has to hunt for it... Think /3 instead of /8.


On Jul 14, 2012, at 1:14 PM, -Hammer- wrote:

> Guys,
>    The whole purpose of this is that they do NOT need to be global.
> Security thru obscurity. It actually has a place in some worlds. Does that
> make sense? Or are such V4-centric approaches a bad thing in v6?
> On 7/13/12 8:41 PM, "Brandon Ross" <bross at> wrote:
>> On Fri, 13 Jul 2012, Owen DeLong wrote:
>>> On Jul 13, 2012, at 4:24 PM, Randy Bush wrote:
>>>> keep life simple.  use global ipv6 space.
>>>> randy
>>> Though it is rare, this is one time when I absolutely agree with Randy.
>> It's even more rare for me to agree with Randy AND Owen at the same time.
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