[Openstack] OpenStack and its brilliant future with IPv6 and, we don't need...

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Thu Aug 8 21:31:13 UTC 2013

On 9 August 2013 07:51, Martinx - ジェームズ <thiagocmartinsc at gmail.com> wrote:

> 1- NAT;

There's no /need/ for it in IP4 in a lot of environments. Only public
cloud providers really need to do NAT in IP4.

> 2- Floating IPs;

Implemented via NAT, but not about NAT: they are about being able to
move endpoints instantly without dns cache issues - an HA tool, and a
well-known-address tool. The implementation is changable but the
concept is valuable in IPv6 too IMNSHO.

> 3- Use of Namespaces.

I don't see how this is related : with SDN someone can define the same
IPv6 range in two tenants, so namespaces are still needed.

Robert Collins <rbtcollins at hp.com>
Distinguished Technologist
HP Converged Cloud

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