How to advertise IPV6 prefixs over IPV4 BGP Session

John Payne john at
Wed Jun 8 16:31:08 CEST 2011

On Jun 8, 2011, at 10:29 AM, Cameron Byrne wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 7:21 AM, Herlianto <herlianto at> wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> I need your advice how to advertise iPV6 prefixs over IPV4 bgp Session.
>> Just now, Akamai team ask to advertise IPV6 prefixs that will be used for
>> Woorld IPV6 day over Existing IPV4 BGP Session.
> It's a best practice AFAIK to create a new IPv6 session of BGP so that
> the next hops stay sane in your routing table.

If you're using it for routing, yes.  Not necessary in this specific case.

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