ARIN-PPML Message

[arin-ppml] Opposed to 2010-9 and 2010-12

Mark Andrews writes:
> 
> In message <AANLkTi=obst=A-mt35+gKTvpgRgLfCxjWm1izBbOihXc at mail.gmail.com>, Wi
> ll
> iam Herrin writes:
> > On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 7:47 PM, Mark Andrews <marka at isc.org> wrote:
> > > In message <20101013232503.E70B05B1A60 at drugs.dv.isc.org>, Mark Andrews wr
> =
> > ites:
> > >> In message <AANLkTiknLC+oXF9QLTBGp=3DXrxGSgPRG8Rg-SJq-8MpSs at mail.gmail.c
> =
> > om>, Wi
> > >> > Preparing and maintaining the configuration for one 6rd prefix is easy
> > >> > enough. Two is not so bad. But a hundred? I wouldn't want to be the
> > >> > guy stuck with debugging that morass.
> > >
> > > ISP's allocate address blocks to 1000's of commercial clients.
> > > Finding a new 6rd prefix for a new IPv4 allocation is no harder
> > > that finding a address block for a commercial client. =A0In fact it
> > > is easier as you can (but it would not be desirable) create multiple
> > > prefixes if you find there is not a existing block that is big
> > > enough.
> > >
> > > If ISP's can support 1000's of commercial client address blockss
> > > they can support 100's of 6rd prefixes.
> > 
> > Go build me a distribution protocol so I can configure the 6rd
> > translations in just one place (like I do for routes) and expect them
> > to dynamically propagate to all of my v6/v4 borders. Then we'll talk
> > about equivalence of effort.
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Bill Herrin
> 
> I could design it in about 10 minutes as could just about anyone
> on this list.
> 
> telnet 6rd-prefix-server 6rd-prefix-port | import-6rd-table
> 
> Prefix count <4 octets>.
> 6rdPrefix (16 octets) | IPv4MaskLen (1 octet) | 6rdPrefixLen (1 octet)
> ...

Woops it needs one more field.

6rdPrefix (16 octets) | IPv4 Prefix (4 octets) | IPv4MaskLen (1 octet) | 6rdPrefixLen (1 octet)

No need to make these variable length fields though they could be.

Mark
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