[Babel-users] [homenet] stupid babel tricks: routing ipv6 while keeping nat

Emmanuel Baccelli Emmanuel.Baccelli at inria.fr
Mon Apr 6 08:54:09 UTC 2015

Hi Lorenzo,
I'm not sure I fully grasp all the details of the debate about Babel here,
but here is an RFC recommending /128 are the way to go on similar "links".
And if you want to read more about why these recommendations came about,
read this:

On Mon, Apr 6, 2015 at 4:10 AM, Lorenzo Colitti <lorenzo at google.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 2:46 AM, Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Then I can arbitrarily give myself a real /128 ipv6 address from some
>> range elsewhere on my source specific routed network - not even adding
>> an ipv6 address to the router in question...
>> and it automagically transits the network in that direction, even the
>> hops that have no or a ula-only ipv6 address.  The only thing this
>> bugs is traceroute, it is transparent to other applications.
> Why would you want to use a /128? Don't you have enough address space for
> a /64 per link?
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