[ppml] renumbering aka 2005-1

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
Wed Jan 25 08:31:51 EST 2006

On Wed, Jan 25, 2006 at 05:22:15AM -0800, william(at)elan.net wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Jan 2006, Bill Darte wrote:
> > Nice post.... focuses attention on renumbering.
> > I reiterate Scott's inquiry into the 'real' issues of renumbering
> > difficulty...
> > Is it total numbers of devices, statically addresses servers, firewall
> > configs, router configs.
> > What makes it hard to renumber?
> Human factor. If renumbering could be done easily enough as was
> for example envisioned with A6, then I think using provider ip
> addresses would be seen as less of a problem. I suspect that
> this would actually be sold with shim6, but not in the way shim6
> designers want it but rather that shim6 addresses would be used
> in a way similar to NAT as private ips on entire lan.

	renumbering effects many things...

	DNS hints files (want to replace 10,000,000 of those?)
	Radius & AAA logs
	to name a few...
	shim6 gets ~60-70% of a solution and like HIP is a crack
	at EID/locator separation.  Its not enough.


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