Fwd: Re: Geoff on IPv4 Exhaustion

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at ipinc.net
Mon Nov 21 04:28:41 CET 2011

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Geoff on IPv4 Exhaustion
Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2011 19:27:51 -0800
From: Ted Mittelstaedt <tedm at ipinc.net>
Organization: Internet Partners, Inc.
To: John Payne <john at sackheads.org>

On 11/16/2011 7:07 AM, John Payne wrote:
> I'll let others argue about default routes in DHCPv6.  All enterprise network and systems folk have already expressed that it is needed, just implicitly +1 for me to all those :)
> On Nov 16, 2011, at 4:26 AM, Ted Mittelstaedt<tedm at ipinc.net>  wrote:
>> Remember, under IPv6 there is no NATTing so no need for
>> VPNs.
> This I haven't heard before. I'm astounded that you would think that VPNs only exist because of NAT.

I never said that.  I said there was no need for VPNs in the example I
cited.  You didn't read it very carefully.

For most sites that are using VPNs merely to connect internal networks
there won't be a need for them post-IPv6, because the internal networks
won't exist anymore.


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