BIVBlog #19: IPv6 deployment strategies—mail and web servers first?

If you plan to wait for IPv6 to become “necessary” and then deploy it only on your external interfaces, usually your mail and web servers, you are likely in for a whole range of nasty surprises.

Table of Contents

00:01:00 Waiting for lost business
00:02:50 Things beyond the mail and web servers
00:03:10 IPv6 support in your networks
00:04:10 Load balancers
00:05:00 Connecting to the Internet6: Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and IPv6
00:06:50 Mail server complications
00:09:25 Web server and and web contents woes
00:11:25 Geolocation
00:14:20 Ruining your IT team
00:18:40 Relying on external contractors—and losing all control
00:20:30 Relying on outsourcing—and not even noticing that you’re losing all control
00:25:45 Half finished jobs
00:28:20 Mitigating the risk of crisis-mode IPv6 deployments


Long term IPv6 evangelist/book author/trainer/consultant and generic Unix guy (*BSD, Linux, Solaris, and about a dozen more).

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