Blog Posts in August 2021

MUST Read: Operational Security Considerations for IPv6 Networks (RFC 9099)

After almost a decade of bickering and haggling (trust me, I got my scars to prove how the consensus building works), the authors of Operational Security Considerations for IPv6 Networks (many of them dear old friends I haven’t seen for way too long) finally managed to turn a brilliant document into an Informational RFC.

Regardless of whether you already implemented IPv6 in your network or believe it will never be production-ready (alongside other crazy stuff like vaccines) I’d consider this RFC a mandatory reading.

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netsim-tools Release 0.8.1: Cumulus VX and Nokia SR Linux Containers

Two interesting container images were released in June/July 2021:

Both images can be downloaded with no strings attached (two major wins for the good guys) and are supported with the latest release of netsim-tools:

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