Tuning BGP installed IPv6 routes

I’ve recently run into a situation where there was no longer enough space in the FIB to handle both the full IPv4 global table and the full IPv6 global table.  We prefer to run a default-free network within this particular SP network,... Read more →

IPv6 Toolkit 1.3 fun – scan6

Recently SI6 released the IPv6 Toolkit 1.3   This release is on the heels of this IETF draft  on IPv6 host scanning.  It was long thought that scanning an IPv6 network was impossible.  The address space was too large and reliably ascertaining... Read more →

A day with only IPv6

IPv6 is coming.  Like SDN, we can’t ignore it.  Are you ready?  Are you apps ready?  I’ll wager the answer is no.  Mine aren’t.  I’ve been working on IPv6 for about 11 years, from early days of tunnels to full native... Read more →

MacOS 10.7 and IPv6 privacy addressing

I’m not a fan of IPv6 privacy addressing. I understand the logic behind it, I really doo, obfuscate the LLADDR (MAC address) of the host in question, but I really dont’t see the realistic purpose. If someone wanted to use my mac... Read more →
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