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[arin-ppml] The non-deployment of IPv6

Shane,

What are your IPv6 multihoming needs? Would it be sufficient to be  
able to announce one or more provider-allocated /48s in BGP? If so,  
that should work, today, in the same way as announcing an IPv4 PA /24.

Scott

On Dec 9, 2009, at 6:25 PM, "Shane Foster" <sfoster at zillow.com> wrote:

> I'm with a small content provider.
>
> At the moment, I don't see us moving any of our sites to IPv6 until
> multihoming is realistic option.
> The costs aren't an issue, the code changes and config updates are
> relatively minor, but lack of multihoming options for sites that only
> need an IPv4 /24 to advertise is a blocker.
>
> I see that there are some new (this year) Shim6 RFCs from the IETF.
> Seems unlikely that there will be any real solutions until that effort
> is finally dropped.
>
> Thanks,
>    Shane
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net]  
> On
> Behalf Of John Curran
> Sent: Wednesday, December 09, 2009 3:43 PM
> To: Chris Engel
> Cc: arin-ppml at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] The non-deployment of IPv6
>
> On Dec 9, 2009, at 4:48 PM, Chris Engel wrote:
>>
>> Well,
>>
>> If the time estimates I've seen put forward here are  
>> accurate....and I
> see no reason to assume they wouldn't be.... then it'll be 2-3 years
> minimum before we see anyone out there that can ONLY do IPv6.
>
> I agree that looks like a lot of time, but there's quite a few
> assumptions in such an estimate and it could move up very quickly.
> Additionally, there will be an increasing number of clients which will
> attempt to connect via IPv6 *first*, so you actually are impacting  
> your
> performance if you don't do IPv6 soon.
>
>> In that time frame I'd be looking for the same sort of solution for
> public facing servers in the DMZ as I would for the rest of my
> network....namely some sort of v4 to v6 gateway service that would act
> as a proxy for my 4 machines and allow them to communicate with IPv6
> hosts.
>
> Does your present firewall device support IPv6 NAT today?   In
> discussion this situation with other organizations, I'm generally
> finding that routers, firewalls, and load-balancers aren't what are  
> not
> what breaks, but instead their tools such as help-desk system and
> configuration generators which simply don't know IPv6.  Finding these
> issues is a great reason to experiment with at least one public facing
> IPv6 server sooner rather than later.
>
> /John
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