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

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Sun Mar 23 18:56:51 UTC 2014


On Sunday, March 23, 2014 08:30:21 PM Laszlo Hanyecz wrote:

> As far as the enterprise side of things, many of the
> people working in that area today have likely never
> known any other kind of network except the NAT kind.  A
> lot of these guys say things like 'private ip' and
> 'public ip' - they've have this ingrained in them for
> the past 15+ years, and the idea of real internet is
> scary.  I'm not sure how this problem of education is
> addressed, and it might sound stupid, but it's a real
> problem.

And to add to that, those of us that will welcome GUA IPv6 
addresses in the home now have to find CPE that has decent 
firewall infrastructure that won't impact performance.

Modern CPE do have some firewall features, but there is tons 
of emphasis on NAT and port forwarding.

I'd hate to see CPE vendors focusing on NAT66 instead of 
proper firewall services that can scale with traffic.

Mark.
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