RFC 9313

Pros and Cons of IPv6 Transition Technologies for IPv4-as-a-Service (IPv4aaS), October 2022

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
G. Lencse
J. Palet Martinez
L. Howard
R. Patterson
I. Farrer
Stream:
IETF
Source:
v6ops (ops)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC9313

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Abstract

Several IPv6 transition technologies have been developed to provide customers with IPv4-as-a-Service (IPv4aaS) for ISPs with an IPv6-only access and/or core network. These technologies have their advantages and disadvantages. Depending on existing topology, skills, strategy, and other preferences, one of these technologies may be the most appropriate solution for a network operator.

This document examines the five most prominent IPv4aaS technologies and considers a number of different aspects to provide network operators with an easy-to-use reference to assist in selecting the technology that best suits their needs.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.




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