Re: Routing with 6to4 *and* a tunnel
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>>>>> "Marc" == Marc Singer <email@example.com> writes:
Marc> How does listening to BGP help you? If you have to push data through
Marc> the tunnel, doesn't HE have to perform the routing for you?
>> BGP tells me what data should go through the tunnel to HE.
>> That also means that you won't send data to HE that they can't deliver.
>> I also have tunnels to some other sites (that I manage), which also do
>> IPv6, and also have tunnels to HE, so I let BGP pick the right route.
Marc> Let me understand this correctly: this strategy works *because* you
Marc> use 6to4 addresses on your workstations. I suppose it would also work
Marc> if you used the /64 address block allocated by HE (or some other
Marc> delegated tunnel broker network), but that would mean packets would
Marc> return through the tunnel instead of through the IPv4 network.
Yes, that's right.
If you can't get native IPv6, 6to4 is better than tunnels.
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