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Re: Creating demand for IPv6

  • From: Elmar K. Bins
  • Date: Wed Oct 03 23:48:57 2007

Re Joe,

[email protected] (Joe Abley) wrote:

> >>6to4 (for content- or access-focussed networks) is surely a solution
> >>to the problem of "I have no good way to acquire IPv6 transit";
> >
> >It solves another problem as well, like "I cannot go v6 to
> >my servers because my load balancing and packet filtering
> >black boxes don't do it yet".
> I'm not sure how it solves that problem. 6to4 is not a translation  
> mechanism -- it's a tunnelling mechanism. 6to4 does not provide any  
> way for an IPv4-only host to talk to an IPv6-only host.

I was referring to a proxying service...see Michael's post for the details ;-)