How to force rapid ipv6 adoption

Curtis Maurand cmaurand at xyonet.com
Thu Oct 1 19:06:54 UTC 2015


On 10/1/2015 2:29 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> On Oct 1, 2015, at 00:39 , Baldur Norddahl <baldur.norddahl at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 1 October 2015 at 03:26, Mark Andrews <marka at isc.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Windows XP does IPv6 fine so long as there is a IPv4 recursive
>>> server available.  It's just a simple command to install IPv6.
>>>
>>>         netsh interface ipv6 install
>>>
>> If the customer knew how to do that he wouldn't still be using Windows XP.
>>
>>
>>> Actually I don't expect Gmail and Facebook to be IPv4 only forever.
>>>
>> Gmail and Facebook are already dual stack enabled. But I do not see
>> Facebook turning off IPv4 for a very long time. Therefore a customer that
>> only uses the Internet for a few basic things will be able to get along
>> with being IPv4-only for a very long time.
>>
> Yes and no…
>
> I think you are right about facebook.
>
> However, I think eventually the residential ISPs are going to start charging extra
> for IPv4 service. Some residences may pay for it initially, but if they think there’s a
> way to move away from it and the ISPs start fingerpointing to the specific laggards,
> you’ll see a groundswell of consumers pushing to find alternatives.
>
> Owen
>
ipv6 is going to force a lot of consumers to replace hardware. Worse, 
it's not easy to set up and get right as ipv4 is.

--Curtis



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