[Nottingham] Impending... IPv6

Sergiusz Pawlowicz sergiusz at pawlowicz.name
Sat Jan 29 14:53:03 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 14:16, Martin <martin at ml1.co.uk> wrote:
> On 29 January 2011 13:41, Sergiusz Pawlowicz <sergiusz at pawlowicz.name> wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 13:33, Christopher Joice <christopher at c25.eu> wrote:
>>> As far as the end user is concerned, a number they didn't know about
>>> changes.
>>> As for firewalls, yes, that's a big deal, but I'll be surprised if NAT
>>> vanishes with v6.
>> so now you are surprised :)
> We discussed that at our last meeting. Although you shouldn't need any
> NAT anywhere any more, there will still be NAT on gateways and
> firewalls to keep devices on internal networks isolated from the web.
> Or for example NAT will be used to hide or load balance the IPs of the
> individual servers in a web server cluster on a DMZ. Likely other
> scenarios also...

But wait, there is no NAT in IPv6, a chat on a meeting won't change IPv6 specs.


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