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Re: [opensuse] Practicalities of IPv6
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2009 10:26:14 -0400
  • Message-id: <4AE46006.4030702@xxxxxxxxxx>
Ken Schneider - openSUSE wrote:
Hans Witvliet pecked at the keyboard and wrote:

On Sat, 2009-10-24 at 22:08 +0200, Per Jessen wrote:

Adam Tauno Williams wrote:


<snip>

Just when doing a new project: some parts should have been delt with,
like security, support, documentation, IPv6.


Can someone explain what security IPv6 offers over IPv4? As all they are
are addresses, with IPv6 offering a far greater range, I fail to see the
significance one would have over the other in that regard.


IPSec encryption is directly supported in IPv6.

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