[e2e] Mystery

Perry E. Metzger perry at wasabisystems.com
Mon Apr 30 20:32:03 PDT 2001

"David P. Reed" <dpreed at reed.com> writes:
> To clarify, I don't see yet how v6 management will work through the 
> omnipresent NAT boxes that are the practical reality in the last mile 
> networking world.  Too late to fix that, but perhaps one can turn those NAT 
> boxes into v6 access routers by firmware upgrades, or perhaps by tunneling 
> past them, one can deploy a local v6 gateway on home LANs that supports 
> devices like Sony's.

You can easily tunnel through NAT boxes by doing IPv6 in UDP
encapsulation. Unfortunately we don't have a standard for that, though
we should.


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