[ppml] IPv6 flawed?

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at ipinc.net
Thu Sep 13 13:56:33 EDT 2007

>-----Original Message-----
>From: ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:ppml-bounces at arin.net]On Behalf Of
>Paul Vixie
>Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2007 10:28 AM
>Subject: Re: [ppml] IPv6 flawed?
>> ... nothing prevents any network admin from simply picking an 
>unused portion
>> of the IPv6 space and calling that private and slapping an IPv6 
>NAT in front
>> of it.
>easier and less risky to use ULA (see RFC 4193).  it's when you want to be
>able to do ad-hoc networking with partners and customers that the lack of
>centralized WHOIS and IN-ADDR will bite you (with either the RFC 4193
>approach or the above-quoted suggestion, equally.)

IETF probably would like that.


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