misunderstanding scale (was: Ipv4 end, its fake.)

Philip Dorr tagno25 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 23 18:27:57 UTC 2014


On Mar 23, 2014 1:11 PM, "Mark Tinka" <mark.tinka at seacom.mu> wrote:
>
> On Sunday, March 23, 2014 06:57:26 PM Mark Andrews wrote:
>
> > I was at work last week and because I have IPv6 at both
> > ends I could just log into the machines at home as
> > easily as if I was there. When I'm stuck using a IPv4
> > only service on the road I have to jump through lots of
> > hoops to reach the internal machines.
>
> I expect this to change little in the enterprise space. I
> think use of ULA and NAT66 will be one of the things
> enterprises will push for, because how can a printer have a
> public IPv6 address that is reachable directly from the
> Internet, despite the fact that there is a properly
> configured firewall at the perimetre offering half-decent
> protection?

That is what a firewall is for.  Drop new inbound connections, allow
related, and allow outbound.  Then you allow specific IP/ports to have
inbound traffic.  You may also only allow outbound traffic for specific
ports, or from your proxy.


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