[ipv6hackers] Implications of IPv6 on network firewalls

Fernando Gont fgont at si6networks.com
Mon Mar 26 23:00:16 CEST 2012

On 03/26/2012 05:46 PM, Marco Ermini wrote:
>>> Have you noticed that Microsoft Direct Access (their VPN replacement)
>>> is using IPsec in IPv6?
>> Sorry, but... what does that prove?
> That any company that wants to place a network device in an enterprise
> will have to support it.

For VPN, of for general communications?

>> 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).
> http://h30046.www3.hp.com/large/solutions/JetDirect635n_WW_DS_Rev_1.pdf ;-)
> Secure printing is an important issue in a major enterprise... not to
> be underrated...

Do you know many cases where they currently rely on that?

Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
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