[ipv6hackers] the end is near (or for IPv6: the beginning)
jim.small at mail.com
Wed Jan 29 20:11:09 CET 2014
> >> Up to now, whenever I see an IPv6 rollout planned in a NATed IPv4
> >> environment, this usually means adding IPv6 with a stateful
> >> the existing IPv4 with NAT (which will be kept).
> > Sure, but soon we'll also start seeing greenfield deployments of
> > without IPv4 of any sort.
> Too hard to get IPv6-only allocations from ARIN.
> Not cheaper. Not easier in paperwork.
What about (USA) T-Mobile's IPv6 only 4G network? Granted it supports
464XLAT but I suspect we will see more of this as time goes on. I can also
tell you that within the US, there are several SmartGrid networks which are
IPv6-only. IPv6 only networks will probably be corner cases for at least
the next few years but it's a good exercise to think through to start
documenting and eliminating IPv4-only dependencies where possible.
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