Any experience with OSPFv3 for IPv4?

Jared Mauch jared at
Wed Aug 8 14:06:49 CEST 2012

We have always used ospfv3 for v6 and traditional ospf for v4 in parallel. The reason at the time was not all software releases did v3. The core of the network ran isis but not isis-mt as that was still emerging. This was ... Uh thinking now, about a decade ago. 

Jared Mauch

On Aug 7, 2012, at 5:30 AM, Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter at> wrote:

> RFC5838, Support of Address Families in OSPFv3, defines how OSPFv3
> can support IPv4 as well as IPv6.
> Does anybody have practical experience with this?
> If so, is it something to recommend?
> [Context: draft-ietf-v6ops-icp-guidance]
> Regards
>   Brian Carpenter

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