Raul A. Jager W. wrote:
We are getting a new P7, and I will like to set it up to use IPv6
mainly, and IPv4 for compatiblity.

I'm curious ... is IPV6 really important for internal corporate networks?

I ask this for two reasons ... 1) One of the requests we've had for Implementer is to support IPV6 in our comms framework (luckily it's all implemented using service programs so I won't have to rejigger all the applications), and 2) I'm just darn curious.

I can understand it's theoretical need on the internet ... but once you've bridged into a private network, does any organization have more machines than the private A class block (10.x.x.x) can't handle?

Even on the public internet ... where are all the IP's going? I keep hearing reference to the proliferation of mobile phones and network appliances causing the IPV4 address space drain ... but my iPhone (AT&T) has a 10.x.x.x address assigned to it. My Tivo, iPad, VoIP, etc, all have private addresses hidden behind my router (of course It's always been my opinion that everyone should have a router, even if they only have a single computer).

david


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