Monday, November 17, 2014

IPv6: The first step

I often hear comments like "Where do I start on IPv6?"; I have two answers.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

What's Wrong with NAT

What's wrong with NAT?

NAT is often proposed as a supposedly-viable alternative to IPv6 deployment. NAT was an attempt to mitigate IPv4 address depletion, to give us time to migrate to IPv6, but not to replace IPv6. As the number of devices connected to the Internet grows, the Internet needs more addresses. IPv6 generally removes the need for any NAT at all, whereas more NAT breaks more applications. Still, what's wrong with NAT?