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IPv6 - a noobs prespective



On 2/9/11 2:22 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> There have been IPv6 for dummies sessions at many past NANOGs.
>
> If NANOG is willing to provide time and space for them at future events, I will
> be happy to conduct the tutorial sessions.

program committee would no doubt love to hear from you.


> Owen
> 
> On Feb 9, 2011, at 10:30 AM, Mike Lyon wrote:
> 
>> With the recent allocation of the last existing IPv4 /8s (which now kind of
>> puts pressure on going v6), it would be wonderful if at the next couple of
>> NANOGs if there could be an IPv6 for dummies session or two :)
>>
>> -Mike
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 10:22 AM, Jack Bates <jbates at brightok.net> wrote:
>>
>>> On 2/9/2011 12:03 PM, William Herrin wrote:
>>>
>>>> The thing that terrifies me about deploying IPv6 is that apps
>>>> compatible with both are programmed to attempt IPv6 before IPv4. This
>>>> means my first not-quite-correct IPv6 deployments are going to break
>>>> my apps that are used to not having and therefore not trying IPv6. But
>>>> that's not the worst part... as the folks my customers interact with
>>>> over the next couple of years make their first not-quite-correct IPv6
>>>> deployments, my access to them is going to break again. And again. And
>>>> again. And I won't have the foggiest idea who's next until I get the
>>>> call that such-and-such isn't working right.
>>>>
>>>
>>> What scares me most is that every time I upgrade a router to support needed
>>> hardware or some badly needed IPv6 feature, something else breaks. Sometimes
>>> it's just the router crashes on a specific IPv6 command entered at CLI (C)
>>> or as nasty as NSR constantly crashing the slave (J); the fixes generally
>>> requiring me to upgrade again to the latest cutting edge releases which
>>> everyone hates (where I'm sure I'll find MORE bugs).
>>>
>>> The worst is when you're the first to find the bug(which I'm not even sure
>>> how it's possible given how simplistic my configs are, isis multitopology,
>>> iBGP, NSR, a few acls and route-maps/policies), it takes 3-6 months or so to
>>> track it down, and then it's put only in the next upcoming release (not out
>>> yet) and backported to the last release.
>>>
>>>
>>> Jack (hates all routers equally, doesn't matter who makes it)
>>>
>>>
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