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Re: Transition Planning for IPv6 as mandated by the US Govt

  • From: Adrian Chadd
  • Date: Mon Mar 17 22:43:18 2008

On Mon, Mar 17, 2008, Andy Dills wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Mar 2008, Nathan Ward wrote:
> > I'm not selling anything. Code is freely available. When I've got some decent
> > instructions for it I'll post links to NANOG if you like.
> > To be fair, it's really nothing more than FreeBSD with a couple of patches,
> > and Miredo packaged up in a nice-to-deal-with bundle, that means you can plug
> > it in today and make it work with 2 or 3 lines of config, instead of spending
> > the next 3 years "engineering a solution" that the various parts of "the
> > business" agree with - that is, assuming they give their engineers time to
> > even think about IPv6, let alone engineer for it. Key word: pragmatic.
> Perhaps you could integrate your work with a project like pfsense?
> >From what I've seen, that's the best "open source CPE" solution, and 
> doesn't yet have real IPv6 support (but has just about everything else). 
> That would be a huge benefit to the community and potentially open up some 
> business opportunities for you.

I believe whoever shows off a functional NAT-PT device at the next NANOG
might get some praise. I heard it was a bit of a disaster.