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[6bone] IPv6 routing table size
- Subject: [6bone] IPv6 routing table size
- From: [email protected] (Michel Py)
- Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2002 15:12:21 -0700
> Jeff Thomas wrote:
> was building an IPv6 router with over a million
> entries in their routing table. Am I off track?
A _million_ ? whoa. I count 245 entries in the global v6 table now, and
I am not aware of any v6 ISP with more than a few dozen thousand
> Large enterprises today may have tens of thousands of routes
> in v4, but using v6 wouldn't they be an order of magnitude
One million subnets, yes; this would be totally unaggregated though.
Should not be more than 50k-80k routes aggregated.
I am not sure I would agree with an order of magnitude smaller, but I
think that a v6 routing table should be smaller than the v4 equivalent.
The biggest (v4) routing table I have seen myself is 200k and change.