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Verizon DSL moving to CGN

On Mon, 8 Apr 2013, Rajiv Asati (rajiva) wrote:

> Thankfully, MAP is not CGN. Correctly stated, unlike DS-Lite, MAP 
> doesn't require any CGN that causes the SP network to put up with the 
> NAT state. This means that all the subsequent issues of CGN/DS-Lite no 
> longer apply.

For me as an operator, MAP is most likely going to be implemented in a 
CGN-like box. Yes, it's stateless. Doesn't matter, I still need to flow 
traffic through a dedicated box because MAP won't be implemented in my 
regular routers (if you know otherwise, please speak up).

> MAP is all about stateless (NAT64 of Encapsulation) and IPv6 enabled 
> access. MAP makes much more sense in any SP network having its internet 
> customers do IPv4 address sharing and embrace IPv6.

It's still NAT.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se