[VoiceOps] IPV6

joshua sahala jsahala at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 14:18:23 EDT 2009

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 11:47 AM, Alex Balashov
<abalashov at evaristesys.com> wrote:
> It's certainly shorter.  The issue is that it takes more effort and time
> mentally to compute contiguity, subnet boundaries, etc. because the numbers
> involved are not base 10.

subnetting in v6 follows pretty simple boundaries (should be viewed in
a fixed-width font):

   /16  /32  /48  /64  /80  /96 /112
    v    v    v    v    v    v    v

some other useful information:

my employer primarily uses sonus...ipv6 isn't something that they are
planning to add for perhaps a few years (most days i'm not sure they
can even do ipv4 correctly).

my network kit is currently cisco and v6 is inconsistent ("why do you
want v6, are you out of addresses?").

vote with your money, if your vendor won't/can't get good v6 support
in hardware (not a software hack), find someone who will.

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