IPv6 Ignorance

Steve Meuse smeuse at mara.org
Tue Sep 18 14:58:40 UTC 2012


On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 9:21 AM, Robert E. Seastrom <rs at seastrom.com> wrote:

>
>
>    What do I mean when I say "it must support IPv6"?  I mean two things.
>    First, full feature parity with IPv4.  Everything that works under
>    IPv4 must work under IPv6.  If you have exceptions, you'd better
>    document them and have a remediation plan (or work-around if it is a
>    deficiency baked into the standard; there are a few of which I'm
>    aware).  Second, the device must function perfectly in an IPv6-only
>    environment, with not a hint of IPv4 addressing around.  Dual-stack
>    capability is nice, but should be an easy thing to provide if you can
>    handle the first two requirements.


Well spoken RS, I'm cutting and pasting this one to my account team(s). Far
too many discussions about this with them recently.  (really, you're just
*now* getting v6 to work on bundled interfaces?)

-Steve


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