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Yes, but unless that ipv6 that isn't globally routed is NAT66 to the outside world, then it wouldn't have external access.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jon Lewis [mailto:jlewis at lewis.org]
> Sent: Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:41 AM
> To: Iljitsch van Beijnum
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: quietly....
> 
> On Thu, 3 Feb 2011, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
> 
> > On 3 feb 2011, at 17:16, Jon Lewis wrote:
> >
> >> When someone breaks or shuts off that filter, traffic through the NAPT firewall stops working.  On
> the stateful firewall with public IPs on both sides, everything works...including the traffic you
> didn't want.
> >
> >> People are going to want NAT66...and not providing it may slow down IPv6 adoption.
> >
> > Hm, if you turn off the NAT66 function, wouldn't the traffic pass through unhindered, too?
> 
> Outbound traffic would.  Inbound, if on the inside, you're using IPv6
> space that's not globally routed, won't.  Just like what happens now with
> NAPT with rfc1918 space on the inside when you stop doing
> translation...private IP traffic leaks out...but nothing comes back
> because there is no return path.
> 
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