IPV6 in enterprise best practices/white papaers

joel jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Sun Jan 27 18:01:04 UTC 2013


On 1/27/13 9:01 AM, Harald Koch wrote:
> On 26 January 2013 17:38, Mark Andrews <marka at isc.org> wrote:
>> As for "breaking" your LAN, if the applications take 60 seconds to
>> fallback to the other address they were already broken.  Go complain
>> to your application vendor.  Some vendors have already fixed this
>> problem with their applications.
> The question was about *enterprise* deployment, which raises two issues:
>
> 1) most vendors are waiting for customer IPv6 demand before
> implementing support (or fixing bugs) - chicken and egg problem.
I'm wondering what you mean by most vendors? an enterprise 
switch/router/firewall/os vendor without ipv6 support has some 
explaining to do.
> 2) I don't know many enterprises running production software less than
> a year (or more) old.
Not sure what you even mean. if you have have an application that 
doesn't support for v6 don't publish AAAA records for it.
> In the meantime, the network engineers struggling with this stuff need
> workarounds (like the tuning parameters you and others have
> mentioned).
>
Tunning dekstop operating systems is not the scalable side of enterprise 
network deployment.



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