Requirements for IPv6 Firewalls

William Herrin bill at
Fri Apr 18 17:35:30 UTC 2014

On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 1:31 PM, Simon Perreault <simon at> wrote:
> Le 2014-04-18 13:25, Mike Hale a écrit :
>> I agree with Bill.  You can poopoo NAT all you want, but it's a fact
>> of most networks and will continue to remain so until you can make a
>> compelling case to move away from it.
> Does that mean all IPv6 firewalls should support NAT?
> Remember, we're aiming for a base set of requirements applying to all
> IPv6 firewalls.

Your document specifies "Enterprise" firewalls. Frankly I think that's
wise. Consumer and enterprise users have very different needs and very
different cost points.

Bill Herrin

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