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Re: IPV6 in enterprise best practices/white papaers
From: Karl Auer <kauer () biplane com au>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 21:07:57 +1100

On Tue, 2013-01-29 at 09:37 +0100, Måns Nilsson wrote:
Subject: Re: IPV6 in enterprise best practices/white papaers Date: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 08:45:39PM +0400 Quoting 
Mukom Akong T. (mukom.tamon () gmail com):
On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 7:27 PM, Eugeniu Patrascu <eugen () imacandi net>wrote:

Does an L2 switch really care about IPv6? (except for stuff like DHCPv6
snooping, etc?)

For management it does care.  NO ipv4 is NO ipv4. As in not even
management addresses.

Also, if a switch does not do MLD snooping, it will flood multicast to
all ports. You lose one of the major benefits of IPv6 multicast - less
admin traffic.

You need to spec new switches with IPv6 capability.

Regards, K.

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