multiple prefixes

Doug Barton dougb at
Mon Feb 11 20:20:24 CET 2013

On 02/11/2013 11:16 AM, Philipp Kern wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 10:31:47AM -0800, Doug Barton wrote:
>> NAT is the common case, even on the production side nowadays. In
>> addition to the perceived security benefits, ease of renumbering
>> external address space is right up there in the top 2. For us not to
>> acknowledge this reality only serves to slow the pace of IPv6
>> adoption.
> It's sad that we still don't have a technology that makes the endpoint
> addressing transparent so that we don't have to get everybody who doesn't want
> to deal with renumbering into IPv6 PI.

PI is not a universal solution. There are myriad enterprises that 
cannot, and/or do not want to deal with BGP.

> In every deployment I saw so far people have hardcoded IPv6 addresses somewhere
> and didn't make a list of those places. Did you encounter better handling
> already?

That's sort of the point of an IPAM solution. :)


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