Multicast traffic % in enterprise network ?

nanog at nanog at
Wed Aug 8 21:36:20 UTC 2018

On 08/08/2018 11:27 PM, Saku Ytti wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Aug 2018 at 23:53, Stan Barber <sob at> wrote:
> Another 'we fixed a problem in IPv6', which turned out to be worse
> than the original problem and was quietly ignored in practical
> networks.

Let me fix that for you.
Using multicast on IPv6 grant us the ability to do more.
Today, this is worthless.
Will it be the same tomorrow ?

Multicast without NDP is broadcast, thus for that particular thing, ipv6
is just better than ipv4.

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