NAT66 was Re: using "reserved" IPv6 space

Lee ler762 at
Tue Jul 17 01:55:40 UTC 2012

On 7/16/12, Owen DeLong <owen at> wrote:
> Why would you want NAT66? ICK!!! One of the best benefits of IPv6 is being
> able to eliminate NAT. NAT was a necessary evil for IPv4 address
> conservation. It has no good use in IPv6.

NAT is good for getting the return traffic to the right firewall.  How
else do you deal with multiple firewalls & asymmetric routing?

Yes, it's possible to get traffic back to the right place without NAT.
 But is it as easy as just NATing the outbound traffic at the


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