How to choose IPv6 addresses for customer links?

Dan White dwhite at
Wed Feb 4 17:07:38 CET 2009

Gert Doering wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sun, Feb 01, 2009 at 09:51:11PM -0600, Dan White wrote:
>> What is the benefit of using BGP in a scenario like this (ethernet link 
>> to customer)? Would OSPF6 or RIPNG make more sense since shouldn't need 
>> to know their address?
> Control.
> With BGP, you can easily filter which routes you are going to accept
> from your customer - even if it's a bit more tedious to set up.
> With OSPF, the customer can just inject you funny things like "hey,
> give all packets to google's IPv6 address to me"...
> Even if you know that your customers do not have any malicious intent,
> mistakes and typos happen.
> Gert Doering
>         -- NetMaster

I would think that I could filter ospf6/ripng advertisements based on 
which interface (customer) i'm receiving them from.

I just need to set this up in a lab and learn from experience.

- Dan

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