LDPv6 Census Check
tdurack at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 18:29:32 UTC 2020
I would take either LDPv6 or SRv6 - but also need L3VPN (and now EVPN)
re-wired to use IPv6 NH.
I have requested LDPv6 and SRv6 many times from Cisco to migrate the
routing control plane from IPv4 to IPv6
I have lots of IPv6 address space. I don't have a lot of IPv4
address space. RFC1918 is not as big as it seems. Apparently this is hard
(This is primarily IOS-XE - can't afford the IOS-XR supercars)
On Wed, Jun 10, 2020 at 1:20 PM Mark Tinka <mark.tinka at seacom.mu> wrote:
> Hi all.
> Just want to sample the room and find out if anyone here - especially
> those running an LDP-based BGPv4-free core (or something close to it) -
> would be interested in LDPv6, in order to achieve the same for BGPv6?
> A discussion I've been having with Cisco on the matter is that they do not
> "see any demand" for LDPv6, and thus, won't develop it (on IOS XE).
> Meanwhile, it is actively developed, supported and maintained on IOS XR
> since 5.3.0, with new features being added to it as currently as 7.1.1.
> Needless to say, a bunch of other vendors have been supporting it for a
> while now - Juniper, Nokia/ALU, Huawei, even HP.
> IOS XR supporting LDPv6 notwithstanding, Cisco's argument is that "the
> world" is heavily focused on deploying SRv6 (Segment Routing). While I know
> of one or two questionable deployments, I'm not entirely sure much of the
> world is clamouring to deploy SR, based on all the polls we've done at
> various NOG meetings and within the general list-based operator community
> So I just wanted to hear from this operator community on whether you would
> be interested in having LDPv6 support to go alongside your LDPv4
> deployments, especially if you run native dual-stack backbones. Or if your
> focus is totally on SRv6. Or if you don't care either way :-). Thanks.
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