Throw me a IPv6 bone (sort of was IPv6 ignorance)

Mark Andrews marka at
Sat Sep 22 03:31:33 UTC 2012

On 22/09/2012, at 12:04 AM, Jared Mauch <jared at> wrote:

>> Can we assign IPv6 only to end users?  What software/equipment do we need in place as a ISP to ensure these customers can reach IPv4 only hosts?
> I would say you want to do dual-stack, but shift the users that don't *need* public IPs into 1918 space and deliver v6 native as feasible.  If you have a server lan, you can do this with SLAAC, but to get the other information to your hosts, either via RA's and otherwise, it's just becoming easier to do

No.  Use RFC 6598 space which was allocated for this purpose.


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