Latest Load Balancer IPv6 Support

Rickman, Phil phrickman at
Tue Mar 16 14:02:26 CET 2010

ADC or F5 are the main competitors and both have IPv6 implementations.

Phil Rickman

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From: at [ at] On Behalf Of Mohacsi Janos [mohacsi at]
Sent: 16 March 2010 14:01
To: Matt Ryanczak
Cc: ipv6-ops at
Subject: Re: Latest Load Balancer IPv6 Support

On Tue, 16 Mar 2010, Matt Ryanczak wrote:

> I know this has been asked before but it has been quite some time so I
> thought it fair to bring this topic up again.
> What are peoples experiences with load balancers and IPv6?

We are using *BSD pf for loadbalancing or more exactly relayd

This is working for more than 3-4 years now on FreeBSD. relayd is ip

We will switch to LVS since our operation team prefers linux.

Best Regards,
                Janos Mohacsi

> Does anyone know of a company whose load balancer product has feature
> parity between IPv4 and IPv6? Does anything out there support IPv6 in
> GSLB configurations? What works and what does not?

> --
> Matt Ryanczak
> ARIN Network Operations Manager

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