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[rpd] Re: [afnog] What are the major challenges in enabling Services to run on IPv6?

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at
Tue Oct 28 11:38:38 UTC 2014

On Tuesday, October 28, 2014 01:31:36 PM Andrew Alston 

> Actually that's in the pipeline for what we want to do. 
> There are large segments of our network that I could
> comfortably run V6 only on *IF* I had an ability to do
> Martini PW over v6, but sadly, since Martini PW still
> requires LDP in most vendor implementations, this is not
> possible yet.  I believe that LDPv6 is on the Juniper
> and Cisco roadmaps for 2015 (though I am open to
> correction on this), and if that happens, I can tell you
> right now, that for at least 1500 devices I can think of
> off the top of my head, v4 will be a thing of the past.

This is the current state of the LDPv6 work:

It has come a long way since 2009, but there is still a very 
long way to go.

Even though LDPv6 becomes available, there are still a 
number of applications that need to be brought up to snuff:

One possible path to a quick solution is SR (Segment 
Routing), but the community is looking at traffic 
engineering and SDN/NFV as immediate applications for SR - 
so MPLSv6 is taking a back seat for now.

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