Reply to post: IPv6 is probably best thought of a separate network...

Sitting pretty in IPv4 land? Look, you're gonna have to talk to IPv6 at some stage

Christian Berger Silver badge

IPv6 is probably best thought of a separate network...

...which it technically is. It just shares some infrastructure (like DNS) with the legacy IP network. Don't even try to think of it being the same network. This saves you from lots of headaces and suddenly things make sense. Like if you cannot call an IPv6 phone from a legacy IP phone, you know that that call needs to go over some sort of gateway between the different networks.

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