2.x.x and radtest: no IPv6?

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Tue Jul 23 10:32:43 CEST 2013

A.L.M.Buxey at lboro.ac.uk wrote:
>> My guess is dual-stack NAS->RADIUS is going to be rare.
>ummm. take a hold on that assertion.  the joy of dual-stack deployment
>is that you need to ensure your servers are ready on IPv4 and IPv6 - 
>and as part of that, you need to ensure that your using both methods
>in case either your IPv4 goes...or your IPv6 goes.  we use both
>IPv4 and IPv6 on our kit...and our servers are configured for both..as
>are our NAS kit that can do IPv6 for RADIUS (we had some discussion
>about the best fall-over order to use..which in itself is interesting)
>my personal view is that network/sys admins who are avoiding IPv6 as
>as they can are just storing themselves up for a whole lot of pain
>when its forced onto them by internet evolution...embrace the IPv6 now
>whilst you can do it in your own time. it not like you havent been
>given over 15 years of advance notice ;-)
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Sorry, I've been unclear. What I meant was that I strongly suspect nas->radius comms will either be v4 or v6 for a given pairing at any one time, for periods of minutes or hours. Hence treating the addresses as separately should be fine
Sent from my phone with, please excuse brevity and typos
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