[CentOS] transition to ip6

Nataraj incoming-centos at rjl.com
Fri Mar 30 14:55:24 EDT 2012


On 03/30/2012 11:23 AM, Bob Hoffman wrote:
> I imagine some day in the near future there will be a switch to ipv6.
> I cannot imagine ever remembering the ip address then...crazy.
>
> My question, since i have never done ip6 stuff, is what does that mean 
> on my webservers?
>
> Would I just need to replace my ip4 with ip6 in my eths, bonds, bridges, 
> and configuration files...and copy out my iptables to ip6tables, and 
> change the dns servers?
>
> all that does not sound to harsh.
>
> anything especially daunting to make that switch (save from someone 
> having to do that on 100 computers really fast!!)
>
> -bob
>
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We've been running out of IPV4 address and needing to convert someday
soon for the last 10 years..., but yet the vast majority of broadband
providers and even most ISP's don't support it yet.

Nataraj



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