Why do we still need IPv4 when we are migrating to IPv6...
Ragnar.Anfinsen at altibox.no
Fri Feb 13 15:51:53 CET 2015
On 13.02.15, 15.29, "Tore Anderson" <tore at fud.no> wrote:
>* Anfinsen, Ragnar
>> My goal with my question was to find sensible arguments for keeping
>> as a native service for now
>Maybe I'm being dense, but you seem to already have all the answers to
>this question yourself? For example:
>- «The cost/benefit of doing anything else than keeping IPv4 as a native
> service for now does not add up»
>- «Spending money on IPv4 addresses and keeping IPv4 as a native service
> is for now far cheaper than any alternative like MAP, lw4o6, or CGN»
>- «Doing something else than keeping IPv4 as a native service doesn't
> work in the real world, even though the ideology is nice»
>- «We are not yet at the magic threshold where we can realistically look
> into any alternatives to keeping IPv4 as a native service»
>- «Doing something else than keeping IPv4 as a native service is out of
> the question because it will make or service no longer "premium"»
>- «Doing something else than keeping IPv4 as a native service won't fly
> with the business side of the company»
That more or less sums it up, thank you. :)
>Considering the business side of your company is apparently already
>persuaded by these arguments and are on board with your desire to keep
>IPv4 as a native service for now, I am somewhat puzzled as to why you
>see a need for further arguments to bolster your position. But again,
>I'm probably just being dense.
My desire to get further arguments, is that due to my agreement to the
ideology, they wanted second opinions from someone else hence the question
to the mailing list. So basically there are only two options, as far as I
1) Do CGN/MAP/lw4o6 and degrade the service somewhat, for 75% of the
customer base it does not matter but there are still 25% of the customers
who cares. Find incentives to persuade existing customers to let go of
their native IPv4 address.
2) Buy more addresses for now, and do not degrade the service.
Anyways, thank you all for your opinions.
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