[arin-ppml] The role of NAT in IPv6

Scott Leibrand scottleibrand at gmail.com
Fri Mar 26 18:00:54 EDT 2010

On Fri 3/26/2010 2:54 PM, Matthew Kaufman wrote:
> Please explain how you intend to eliminate manual renumbering for 
> corporate internal networks every time they change ISPs.
> (And note that RA and even DHCP6 don't fix all the manual setup of 
> things like "what is the address of the intranet web server".)
> There is a real cost to this, and the cost of a NAT device is pretty 
> much paid off the first or second time you're forced to renumber.
> Matthew Kaufman


So it sounds like you're describing something like private IPv6 
addresses on the inside, NAT66 at the edge, doing 1:1 mapping of the 
inside private IPv6 prefix to the currently-active outside public IPv6 

Does that accurately describe this use case?


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