[ipv6hackers] Implications of IPv6 on network firewalls

Fernando Gont fgont at si6networks.com
Sun Mar 25 20:46:55 CEST 2012

On 03/19/2012 01:29 PM, Marco Ermini wrote:
>> 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?

Sorry, but... what does that prove?

> I believe this closes the discussion: whoever who has an IPsec stack
> without IPsec implemented, is going to succumb by natural selection.

I guess your assessment is good for the environment, since I consider it
unlikely for, say, printers to ship with all the machinerary necessary
to make the printing job work over IPsec (over IPv6).

Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
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