[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2011-5: Shared Transition Space for IPv4 Address Extension - IAB comment

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Wed Jun 29 12:55:25 EDT 2011

On Jun 29, 2011, at 8:14 AM, William Herrin wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 10:59 AM, Alain Durand <adurand at juniper.net> wrote:
>> On Jun 29, 2011, at 10:35 AM, William Herrin wrote:
>>> You'll have to elaborate on that, because while windows firewall makes
>>> assumptions about what it's allowed to do if it encounters an RFC1918
>>> address, it makes no assumptions I'm aware of about what it can do
>>> with an address that isn't. If anything, the ISP choosing to employ
>>> RFC1918 addresses would cause Windows to incorrectly configure a
>>> permissive firewall.
>> If [public address] then start 6to4
> Never seen it. And they'd be seriously crazy to enable it by default
> -- it would cause incredible brokenness even when the assumptions were
> met.

Sorry it's on by default in windows vista and windows 7...

in the case of cpe, there are a number of cpe products passing the windows 7 logo compliance requirements which also either implement it, have it on by default, or in fact cannot have it disabled via ui.

> -Bill
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