[Klug-general] ipv6?

Colin McCarthy binarysignal at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 14:31:10 UTC 2009

2009/12/10 Fish <goldfish654 at gmail.com>:
> 2009/12/10 james morris <james at jwm-art.net>:
>> what advantages will I get from ipv6 and for a fairly networking-ignorant
>> user as myself, is it worth it?
> None.  I can think of no services which are restricted to IPv6 that
> you can't get to with IPv4.  Short of some shady file sharing sites.
> Also if you're going to tunnel (through HE or something like that) it
> won't even be fast.  So double pointless.
> Once we start getting native IPv6 to our homes (and businesses) then
> it will start becoming useful.

I was always lead to believe that IPv6 would only ever be adopted by
telecoms providers and internet backbone people.  Us regular home and
business users would not need it. Managing IPv6 is harder than IPv4 as
its not easily configurable by end users.

Just my expired CCNA opinion :-)


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