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RE: IPv6 end user addressing
From: "Cameron" <lists () nurve com au>
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2011 14:58:35 +1000

-----Original Message-----
From: William Herrin [mailto:bill () herrin us]
Sent: Tuesday, 9 August 2011 2:30 PM
To: Chris Adams; nanog () nanog org
Subject: Re: IPv6 end user addressing

When I send someone on site to do work for me, I don't want to have to
prepare excessive instructions on how to connect their laptop to the
local LAN. I want to say, "This switch, this port" and then move on to
the actual work I sent them there to do.

To be fair, if you're sending someone to site who isn't familiar with
putting a static address on their laptop then you're probably doing things
wrong to begin with.

This line of argument isn't going to get us anywhere as for server networks,
the benefits of using a /64 are not necessarily beneficial given the

You're welcome to run your shop your way.

Bill Herrin

William D. Herrin ................ herrin () dirtside comĀ  bill () herrin us
3005 Crane Dr. ...................... Web: <http://bill.herrin.us/>
Falls Church, VA 22042-3004

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