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Re: When IPv6 ... if ever?

  • From: Andrew Brown
  • Date: Thu Sep 07 11:21:52 2000

>>On Thu, 7 Sep 2000, batz wrote:
>> Has there been any studies done on IPv6 as an alternative to NAT? 
>> Besides IPSec, dynamic addressing, authentication and improved
>> security, are there other benefits to deploying IPv6 instead of 
>> NAT? 
>On Thu, Sep 07, 2000 at 11:05:50AM -0400, Dana Hudes wrote:
>NAT is more than just a means to ease IP address space use.
>The use of a dynamic NAT pool allows the hiding of internal IP
>topology, thereby increasing security.

for people that use nat to increase the number of machines that can
access network services, ipv6 can do that too, but without nat.  for
people who want to use nat to increase their security, ipv6 can do
that too.

or maybe some people just really like using nat?

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