IPv6 Ignorance

Jimmy Hess mysidia at gmail.com
Sun Sep 16 22:20:17 UTC 2012


On 9/16/12, John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
> IPv6 has its problems, but running out of addresses is not one of them.
> For those of us worried about abuse management, the problem is the
> opposite, even the current tiny sliver of addresses is so huge that
> techniques from IPv4 to map who's doing what where don't scale.

Well, in IPv4...  NAT broke it, because  networks implementing 1:many
NAT could no longer easily identify what host was responsible for
abuse.


What do you mean by suggesting IPv4 abuse management
techniques to map whose doing what, where do not scale  to
IPv6's larger address space?

There's no reason you can't provide accurate WHOIS
information with the larger address space..


> R's,
> John
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-JH



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