Re: Use of IPv6 with Oracle anyone?

From: Tim Hall <>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 12:10:11 +0000
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"simplify the stack and use IPv6 throughout"

Holy lack of backwards compatibility Batman! :)

Anything you could strip out would probably make things simpler, but for the reasons mentioned previously, I think it's going to be a long time before a company can safely say, "We do use IP4!" :)



On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 11:48 AM, Martin Bach <> wrote:
> On 13/02/2012 11:32, Niall Litchfield wrote:
>> I can't really see many internal corporate networks adopting IPv6 at all
>> (at least for many years), I just don't see what advantages it gives a
>> private network over the costs involved in moving. External networks
>> presumably will have to adopt the standard sooner or later.
> I fully agree! It makes me wonder who has asked Oracle to provide IPv6
> listeners and name resolution in the first place. I wouldn't really
> recommend turning it on this "deep" in the stack. You could have IPv6->
> IPv4 conversion in the application/load balancer layer if the
> application has to be accessible from the outside world. For anything
> that stays inside IPv4 will be enough for a long time.
> Maybe there are reasons to simplify the stack and use IPv6 throughout?
> Regards,
> Martin
> --

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