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IPv6 faster/better proof? was Re: Need /24 (arin) asap
The problem with its IPv6 support is that is only supporting 6in4, which by the way, they call it 6to4, so it is very weird and confusing customers ...
That "6-to-4 actually means 6-in-4" was quite confusing to me as well. I just enabled it to prove that they had a language moment there. Good thing it didn't backfire on me :-).
Yeah I can confirm, as I tested it several times, 6to4 for them is proto41, but it is very confusing and against standards nomenclature â?¦ This donâ??t say anything good from a vendor, in my opinion!
So for native IPv6 or a 6in4 tunnel, is fine, but any other transition mechanism is NOT supported, so we end up reflashing then with OpenWRT.
Not sure I'd blame them either - they develop a lot of features for pretty much next-to-nothing; and are being enabled by customers that are willing to take the risk for relief on budget.
Iâ??ve got very good customers from Mikrotik asking them in private and in public and they even didnâ??t reply. No other transition mechanism is available, no roadmap. So, you canâ??t use them for example for an IPv6-only access network which clearly is what is needed now.
They could be more inclined to fix bugs and develop corner-case features sooner if they were in the premium market. But, as my (well-known on this list) American friend would say, "I conjecturbate" :-).
They basically run a Linux â?¦ and you have OpenWRT sources with all what they need to implement 4in6 transition mechanisms, so no excuses! I must say also that no excuses for other CPE vendors, of course, but others at least have DS-Lite or even lw4o6. Very few offer 464XLAT (CLAT part is what the CPE needs) or MAP-T/E. Hopefully this will change soon.
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