[afripv6-discuss] What are the benefits of IPv6 over IPv4

SM sm at resistor.net
Mon Jun 4 15:51:11 SAST 2012

Hi Graham,
At 04:28 04-06-2012, Graham Beneke wrote:
>also becoming more common. And of course there are some of us who just
>like to test the limits of our home networks. :-)


>All of the above provide legitimate motivation for multiple IPv6 subnets
>assigned to one consumer. Since the minimum size for a subnet is /64 and
>it is generally a good idea to subnet at an address character boundary.
>That means that we need a minimum of /60 per household - I prefer /56 as
>it is more future proof.

The allocation estimate is currently based on one /56 per home.

>Most (all?) RIR policies allow for /48 per end-site so if that works in


;www.facebook.com.              IN      AAAA

www.facebook.com.       120     IN      AAAA    2a03:2880:2110:3f03:face:b00c::


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