packet mangling and routing

Michael L Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Tue Oct 16 11:59:28 MDT 2007


Steven Alligood wrote:
> It shall never be eradicated, since everyone insists on the ipv4 concept 
> and even several of the paths to ipv6 include the use of a NAT for your 
> legacy stuff.

Sure, but the IPv6 stuff is actually quite cool.  You can, for example,
map an IPv6 address to each of your private IPv4 addresses, based on
your IPv6 prefix.  This has the net effect of completely lifting the
scourge of NAT if everyone did it.

> 
> It is a scourge that too many embrace to eliminate.
> 
> -Steve
> 



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