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Re: IPv6 Wow

  • From: Alain Durand
  • Date: Thu Oct 23 18:46:29 2008

On 10/23/08 6:39 PM, "Tony Hain" <[email protected]> wrote:

>  A properly
> implemented client will do the longest prefix match against that set, so a
> 6to4 client will go directly to the content provider's 6to4 router, while a
> native client will take the direct path.

Not quite.
Say the server has native IPv6 address 2001::1 and 6to4 IPv6 2002::X.
Say the client has native IPv6 address 2003::1 and 6to4 IPv6 2002::Y.
Longest prefix match will choose 6to4 over native IPv6. Not good.

  - Alain.