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[6bone] IPv6 routing table size
a single "million" is either way too large or
way too small. Depends on if you beleive the
aggregation model will hold. A prgmatic design
choice would be for supporting a table size of
2x32nd number of entries, presuming CIDR.
Is such a design practical? Not with todays
technolgies. How much social engineering
can be done to ensure that choice is not
% > 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
% > smaller?
% 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.
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