[j-nsp] IPv6 best practice

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Mon May 25 18:31:08 EDT 2009

On May 25, 2009, at 8:32 AM, Matthias Gelbhardt wrote:

> Hi!
> Today we received our IPv6 prefix from RIPE. There are many projects  
> in the pipeline, so we would like to enable our network with IPv6  
> and would like to start new projects with default deployment in IPv6.
> What would be the best practice to bring our backbone to IPv6? Would  
> one use a virtual router for this? Or is it doable to configure IPv6  
> in parallel to my other configuration?

You can configure IPv4 and IPv6 on the same "wire" and is the method  
that I personally recommend.  If you keep your IPv6 and IPv4  
topologies identical it will avoid many problems.

- Jared

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