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Principal Architect, FishNet Security
Blog Posts: 7

Jeff Doyle is president of Jeff Doyle and Associates, Inc., a consultancy specializing in large scale service provider network design, IPv6, and network best practices.

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The Fear And Loathing Of /64s On Point-To-Point Links

10/4/2011
I discussed in a previous article the necessity of abandoning IPv4 thinking when creating IPv6 address designs, and how our deeply ingrained need to conserve addresses can muddle our thinking. Nowhere does this conservative aversion to address waste snarl at us as menacingly as when we consider – completely compliant with the recommendations of ARIN and other RIRs – assigning /64 subnets to point-to-point links.

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Bringing IPv6 To A Venue Near You

9/20/2011
IPv6 is happening, worldwide. Interest groups of all sizes are needed to help spread knowledge and best practices about the implementation projects we will all eventually face.

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IPv6 Design: Forget The IPv4 Rules

9/2/2011
You've acquired a nice new IPv6 address block, and now you need to come up with an IPv6 address allocation design for your network. If there is one bit of advice I can offer you as you begin your IPv6 address design, it's this: Abandon almost everything you've learned about IPv4 address design. Throw it right out the window.

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