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Re: [IPsec] Difference between IPv4 and IPv6 IPsec

From: Zhen Cao <caozhenpku_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Oct 15 2009 - 02:27:18 GMT
To: "Khan, Fayyaz" <Fayyaz_Khan@mentor.com>

On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 1:50 AM, Khan, Fayyaz <Fayyaz_Khan@mentor.com> wrote:
> I would also add a few cents.
> At 11:29 PM +0800 10/14/09, Zhen Cao wrote:
>> > IPv6 hosts, like IPv4 hosts, run Linux, BSD, Windows or some other
> OS. With
>> > most of them, the latest versions support IPv6 for IKE and IPsec.
>>I guess we do not need tunnel model for IPv6 ipsec?
>>what makes you say that? unnelT mode is still needed for SG-SG SAs,
>>or host-SG SAs.
> Also tunnel mode will still be required for IPv6 to 4 tunnels as long as
> IPv4 addresses exist and IPv6 nodes need to be interoperable with them.

I thought transport mode is enough for all requirements...I must be wrong. Thanks.

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