Waste will kill ipv6 too

JORDI PALET MARTINEZ jordi.palet at consulintel.es
Thu Dec 28 18:10:54 CST 2017


Not really.

RFC6164 is meant to make sure routers support /127, but doesn’t mandate or say that you must use that.

This is another perspective:

https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-palet-v6ops-p2p-from-customer-prefix/



Regards,
Jordi

-----Mensaje original-----
De: NANOG <nanog-bounces at nanog.org> en nombre de Octavio Alvarez <octalnanog at alvarezp.org>
Responder a: <octalnanog at alvarezp.org>
Fecha: jueves, 28 de diciembre de 2017, 18:25
Para: Mike <mike-nanog at tiedyenetworks.com>, <nanog at nanog.org>
Asunto: Re: Waste will kill ipv6 too

    On 12/20/2017 12:23 PM, Mike wrote:
    > On 12/17/2017 08:31 PM, Eric Kuhnke wrote:
    > Call this the 'shavings', in IPv4 for example, when you assign a P2P
    > link with a /30, you are using 2 and wasting 2 addresses. But in IPv6,
    > due to ping-pong and just so many technical manuals and other advices,
    > you are told to "just use a /64' for your point to points.
    
    Isn't it a /127 nowadays, per RFC 6547 and RFC 6164? I guess the
    exception would be if a router does not support it.
    
    Best regards,
    Octavio.
    



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