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Re: [opensuse] IPv6 firewall
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2010 13:38:12 +0200
  • Message-id: <hug1b5$nvs$2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
James Knott wrote:

Per Jessen wrote:
AFAIK, the current recommendation is for providers to dish out /48
networks. That's what I have in the datacentre.

I thought that was for business customers, but home users would have
to make do with only a /64. ;-)

RFC 3177:

"In particular, we recommend:

- Home network subscribers, connecting through on-demand or
always-on connections should receive a /48.
- Small and large enterprises should receive a /48."

You would think that a home user would have enough in a /64 or even much
smaller, but ...

Per Jessen, Zürich (25.2°C)

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