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Re: North America not interested in IP V6
On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 10:21:03AM -0700, Jeremy T. Bouse wrote: > > At work we implimented 12.2(T) on our IPv6 routers and there were some > problems, can't recall specifics now, that meant we did do several IOS > upgrades to try and fix. Now we have just finished upgrading to 12.3 on > all our routers network-wide and only have the IPv6 functions turned on > for those routers we have IPv6 traffic going through... > > > Well, now we are talking about IPv6, I can ask a question right here ;) > > > > Does anyone have any experiences with the Cisco IPv6 IOS (T or S > > releases)? Can be either good or bad experiences. I heard there were some > > issues (router freezes etc) with the T releases... > > > > Have to convince the management :) I've had very good luck with 12.2(14)S3 on the 7200 devices. I can't currently recommend any software for the 7500 if you have a CT3 interface in your router (as most of the ones I manage do) that supports IPv6. The next Cisco release of 12.2S (it will likely be called 12.2(18)S should have all the important IPv6 features that would be necessary for a larger scale deployment (eg: OSPFv3) of IPv6 services. If you're a customer of AS2914 and interested in IPv6, you should send us a note [email protected], and we can get things configured fairly quickly. I am seeing at peak 1Mb+ on some of our IPv6 locations (mostly outside the US) but the trend does appear to be upwards. I know that other providers (Sprint, Hurricane Electric [i keep getting those yellow postcards at home], to name a few) have IPv6 services currently available to customers. It seems fairly easy to get a /48 allocation, so if you think you might go IPv6 in the next few years, it's worthwhile to set up a spare 26xx/36xx at least to tunnel the traffic with. (I have also had good results with 12.3(1a) releases). - Jared -- Jared Mauch | pgp key available via finger from [email protected] clue++; | http://puck.nether.net/~jared/ My statements are only mine.