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IPv6 and HTTPS

On Apr 26, 2013, at 00:19 , joel jaeggli <joelja at bogus.com> wrote:
> On 4/25/13 6:24 PM, Jay Ashworth wrote:

>> Ok, here's a stupid question[1], which I'd know the answer to if I ran bigger
>> networks:
>> Does anyone know how much IPv4 space is allocated *specifically* to cater
>> to the fact that HTTPS requires a dedicated IP per DNS name?
> It doesn't, or doesn't if if your clients are not stuck in the past.
> TLS SNI has existed for a rather long time.
>> Is that a statistically significant percentage of all the IPs in use?
>> Wasn't there something going on to make HTTPS IP muxable?  How's that coming?
> there are stuborn legacy hosts.
>> How fast could it be deployed?
> you can use it now.

Sure, you "can".

But no one will. No one (especially someone doing SSL content) wants 99% connectivity. And there's a lot more than 1% XP out there. (Hrm, that explanation works to explain why to a couple decimal places 0% of the Internet is on v6 only today.)