Subject: Re: IPv6-IPv6 NAT
To: Gillich Peter Unix <Peter.Gillich@eth.ericsson.se>
From: Vincent Jardin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/12/2002 22:29:13
Le Mardi 12 Novembre 2002 11:46, Gillich Peter Unix a écrit :
> I understand, my question is strange in the IPv6 world. Here is my
> I have a pure IPv6 network with a lot of computers. The subnet is
> 3ffe:0:1::/48. I would like to a 6bone provider through Internet, for
> example to freenet6. I will get one /48 prefix, for example
> 3ffe:b80:1234::/48. I don't want to change the IPv6 addresses and routes in
> my network and I want to reach the 6bone from all computers. And of course,
> I would like to protect my network.
Why don't you use an IPv6 firewall ? It is designed to protect a network.
Moreover the performance of the NATs are quite bad.
If you add a NAT you lose all the features of IPv6 :
- no support for peer 2 peer applications (VoIP, ...)
- no IPSec
> Hiding my network behind one IPv6
> address is not important.
> What is the solution?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Hubert Feyrer" <email@example.com>
> To: "Gillich Peter Unix" <Peter.Gillich@eth.ericsson.se>
> Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 11:25 AM
> Subject: Re: IPv6-IPv6 NAT
> > On Tue, 12 Nov 2002, Gillich Peter Unix wrote:
> > > Is there any IPv6-IPv6 NAT on NetBSD (without any IPv4)?
> > Excuse my ignorance, but ... what for?!
> > - Hubert
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