[ipv6hackers] Implications of IPv6 on network firewalls

Owen DeLong owend at he.net
Mon Mar 19 17:50:48 CET 2012

On Mar 19, 2012, at 9:29 AM, Marco Ermini wrote:

> On 16 December 2011 23:43, Fernando Gont wrote:
> Hi Fernando
> [...]
>>> IPSec support is (or at least, was until some time ago...) a MANDATORY
>>> functionality in IPv6, therefore I would consider this "basic",
>>> although we may argue about what do we mean with "basic".
>> This is the last time I'm going to note this: what the specs say in this
>> respect is just words on paper.
>> At some point you need to make a choice: what the std says vs. reality.
> Have you noticed that Microsoft Direct Access (their VPN replacement)
> is using IPsec in IPv6?
> I believe this closes the discussion: whoever who has an IPsec stack
> without IPsec implemented, is going to succumb by natural selection.
> Or?...

Did you mean to create a tautology, or, did you mean an IPv6 stack
without IPSec implemented?


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