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call for 6bone TLA participants for Oct. 1 renumbering of backbone


I would like to request a pTLA for the National University of Singapore
(NUS). We already have a 6bone gateway running on an IPv6 capable router
doing BGPv4 with IPv6 extensions. We also have IPv6 routers running on
FreeBSD, Linux and Solaris on our internal network. We currently connect
to CISCO and provide IPv6 connectivity to several islands in NUS.

We have several projects dealing with IPsec, RSVP, mobile IPv6 and OSPF in
progress. We will be very happy to be directly involved in 6bone backbone
operations to provide a better testbed for our projects as well as to gain
operation experience. We can manage with this transition and beyond.

We will be glad to provide 6bone connectivity to other sites, especially
for those in this region.

If you have any questions regarding our application, please direct them to



On Thu, 14 Aug 1997, Bob Fink wrote:

> Per the 6bone backbone ad hoc meeting in Munich, I am calling for those
> interested in being an early 6bone test pTLA (i.e., pseudo TLAs assigned
> from the NLA1 field of the 6bone Test address allocation) when the
> renumbering to the new Aggregation-based unicast address format is started
> on 1 October.
> Requirements are willingness and ability to actively participate in this
> timeframe, and demonstrated experience with IPv6 and the 6bone.
> Please send your requests to become a 6bone pTLA to the 6bone mail list
> with text sufficient to describe your interest and qualifications.
> I will assign test pTLAs to all reasonable request at this time.
> Thanks,
> Bob