BIVBlog #3: How to design an IPv6 address concept (part 1)

Devising an IPv6 address concept is fairly straightforward—if you know how to start and which pitfalls to avoid.

Table of Contents

00:00:50 Fundamental mistakes
00:01:45 Broadcast vs. multicast and oversized subnets
00:04:45 Problems with dual-stacked transitional networks
00:05:50 Criteria for good address and network plans
00:07:00 LIR or PI addresses and per-site address allocations
00:09:21 In-site aggregated routing prefixes
00:10:30 Reserving space for future development
00:10:50 Aligning subnet IDs with 802.1Q VLAN IDs
00:11:30 Special subnet IDs


As I thought—none this time.


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

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