[CentOS] transition to ip6

Mon Apr 2 15:41:00 UTC 2012
Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org>

On Mon, Apr 02, 2012 at 05:30:57PM +0200, Peter Eckel wrote:
> Hi Stephen, 

> > Another one has subdivided a /64 into multiple /96's (one for each customer).
> Yuck. That doesn't make sense at all. 
> SLAAC won't work, Privacy Extensions won't work ... you're stuck with static addresses that way, which kills a big part of the ease of management IPv6 could provide, if used properly.
> What are they trying to do? Save IPv6 address space? :-)

It's a server farm based on Xen instances; they assign a single static
address from one /64 and then route a /96 from a second /64 to that
address.  Since it's a server farm they, presumably, don't care about
privacy extensions nor SLAAC and expect static addresses.