[zanog-discuss] dual-stack FTTH - where are things at, really?

Jan Zorz - Go6 jan at go6.si
Thu Nov 7 11:12:55 SAST 2019

On 07/11/2019 09:40, Mark Tinka via zanog-discuss wrote:
> On 6/Nov/19 22:30, Jan Zorz - Go6 via zanog-discuss wrote:
>> Operators will have to start honoring the "promise" that they signal
>> with lifetime of delegated prefix and not change it at least for time
>> before that lifetime expires. So, in theory - if end user is always
>> connected and renews the PD every 30 minutes, then to get a new prefix
>> theorethicaly CPE would have to reboot couple of seconds before renew
>> and be down until the lifetime expires.
> This is fraught with plenty of risk just in vendor software
> implementation, never mind if inter-op is required.
> Network operators will likely settle on static /56 or /48 assignments
> toward CPE's.

That's how it look like right now. If IPv6 prefixes stays stable over 
time there is a slight chance that end users will start running servers 
in their networks so we move services/content as far as possible towards 
the edge ;)

Cheers, Jan

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