Naming IPv6 address parts – Proposed IETF RFC and a VOTE

Some time ago I posted a word “chazwazza” to the Network Dictionary :Network Dictionary  Chazwazza. Although it was mostly intended to be a humourous comment, what makes it funny is that we don’t actually have a good naming convention for the ‘chazwazza’ of an IPv6 address. Apparently I’m not the only person to have noticed. […]

IPv6 Provider Independent Addressing is an IAB Recommendation

I’ve just been reading Russell Helling blog post – Fear and Loathing in IPv6 where he talks about gut reactions from the Service Provider side in Provider Independent (IPv4) address space. Go and read it.

Network Dictionary – DNS64 and DNS46

Defining DNS64 and DNS46

Network Dictionary – Address Family Translation

Define the term “Address Family Translation”

The Importance of Provider Independent IPv6 Addressing

It’s important for people to apply directly to their registry for IPv6 address allocation. You should not get an allocation from your Service Provider.

TCAM – a Deeper Look and the impact of IPv6

The thing about TCAM memory is that it can be big killer for IPv6 migration. Why ?

Why Allocating a /64 is Not Wasteful and Necessary

Some discussion on why allocating a /64 is not wasteful

IETF IPv6 address allocation policy being updated.

IETF is now backtracking on /48 IPv6 address allocation by letting anyone do what the hell they like. Why not ?


Scheduling the IPocalypse

Ivan Pepelnjak has made a presentation available at [Slideshare - Content over IPv6 - No Excuses]. One slide particularly caught my attention: It’s timely reminder that the IPocalypse is going happen quite slowly. Each step is inevitable but none of the them are the final step. For example, once the IANA runs out of addresses, […]

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