v6 over PPPoA/PPPoE/L2TP for customer DSL

Mohacsi Janos mohacsi at niif.hu
Thu Dec 22 19:52:34 CET 2005

On Thu, 22 Dec 2005, Sebastian Abt wrote:

> Hi,
> * Joe Abley wrote:
>> Has anybody here successfully deployed v6 customer access over some
>> telco's wholesale DSL service, e.g. using PPPoE/PPPoA on the customer
>> side, and L2TP/IP on the ISP side?
>> What combinations of customer equpiment/BRAS have people used? What
>> telcos?
> As Dominik mentioned, we've deployed v6 on DSL using PPPoE for around
> one year in Germany.  We're using Cisco 7206 as LNS, local telco is
> Deutsche Telekom.  The roll-out was really straightforward, the only
> problem we had during beginning was that we had forced disconnects after
> exactly 2 hours on sessions that only carry v6 traffic.  Unfortunately
> we never found out the reason for that as the problem was gone during
> debugging.  I got told that Deutsche Telekom did a software upgrade on
> their LACs during this time, but not sure whether this was the reason.
> As we have a free of charge v6-only offer, allowing customers to get in
> touch with this v6-thingy, we have customers with various CPEs including
> Linux, *BSD, Linksys with OpenWRT and Cisco routers.  I've hardly heard
> any problem reports from our customers so I guess this just works.

What kind of of openwrt image/configuration is used by your users? Can you 
tell me?


Janos Mohacsi
Network Engineer, Research Associate
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