[Freeswitch-users] ipv6 - any fans?

curriegrad2004 curriegrad2004 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 24 07:04:17 MSD 2012

Sadly a lot of places imply that Nat provides some form of security when it
really wasn't meant for that usage.
On Aug 23, 2012 5:36 PM, "Jason White" <jason at jasonjgw.net> wrote:

> Andrew Cassidy  <freeswitch-users at lists.freeswitch.org> wrote:
> >
> >I'm all for IPv6, just get your firewalling right, depending on your OS it
> >doesn't always share rules automatically. Don't forget your machine will
> >usually have at least 3 addresses too, which can of course be bound and
> >firewalled individually.
> If you need a firewall, then you do indeed have to make sure that it's
> configured appropriately for both IPv4 and IPv6. There are lazy/uninformed
> administrators who think they can rely on NAT as a substitute for a
> firewall.
> I have native IPv6 access via my ISP and FreeSWITCH works well with it. I
> have
> also used FreeSWITCH over IPv6-in-IPv4 tunnels with surprisingly good
> reliability, but in recent years with the native IPv6 this hasn't been
> necessary except occasionally with a laptop on an IPv4-only network.
> Deployment in a home office environment was easy enough, except initially
> for
> the DHCPv6 prefix delegation and routing over the ppp connection to the
> ISP.
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