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Re: [Fsuk-manchester] Re: MFS Talk. Madlab. Tuesday, 16th November. "IPv

From: Leslie I'Anson
Subject: Re: [Fsuk-manchester] Re: MFS Talk. Madlab. Tuesday, 16th November. "IPv6 and Free Software", Michael Dorrington.
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 09:09:06 +0000

Greetings Tim,

Did you attend last night and if so did you manage to video record the
talk? I could not make it myself but I am very interested in that
Micheal had to say.

Many thanks,

On 01/11/2010, Tim Dobson <address@hidden> wrote:
> Is this likely to deal with stuff like routing with free software?
> I'd be interested to hear about Cisco/Juniper vs Vyatta performance...
> Might also be interesting to cover stuff like:
> http://media.portfast.net/uknof/uknof16/02-adrian_kennard-mapping_ipv6_to_ipv4.html
> and at the other end of the scale:
> http://www.6uk.org.uk/6uk-launch-event/
> The strongest message I'd send to *users* is 'don't panic'. This is an
> important issue for the technology industry but it shouldn't affect you
> and it certainly won't result in the end of the world as some tabloids
> might let you believe. :)
> Tim
> On 01/11/10 22:36, Michael Dorrington wrote:
>> Details
>> -------
>> Most people use the Internet that uses the Internet Protocol version 4,
>> IPv4. However, due to the decreasing number of unallocated IPv4
>> addresses, interest is growing in Internet Protocol version 6, IPv6.
>> This next generation Internet Protocol has a vastly greater number of
>> addresses so solving the IPv4 address exhaustion concern. But IPv6 is
>> not simply IPv4 with more addresses. IPv6 comes with new ways of doing
>> things, new features and funkiness. Software that supports IPv4 does not
>> necessarily support IPv6.
>> The talk will cover:
>>     * An overview of the IPv4 Internet.
>>     * The IPv4 address exhaustion concern.
>>     * IPv6 overview including DNS in IPv6.
>>     * How to run both IPv4 and IPv6 on the same machine (dual stack).
>>     * How you can get an IPv6 address and get on the IPv6 Internet NOW!
>>     * Demonstrate IPv6 in action including tools and configuration.
>>     * Overview of IPv6 support in Free Software.
>>     * And more!
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