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ArcSight IPv6 support technical white paper

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the latest version of the Internet Protocol (IP), the communications protocol that provides an identification and location system for computers on networks and routes traffic across the Internet. The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) developed IPv6 to deal with IPv4 address exhaustion and with the intention to replace IPv4 in the future.

While still not ubiquitously used, IPv6 is now supported by most operating systems and network equipment and some early adapting organizations are starting to mandate IPv6 use.

As security management solutions, HP ArcSight SIEM and Logging solutions are aware of network addresses. As such, HP ArcSight products are being updated to support IPv6. This document discusses HP ArcSight products support for IPv6 and provide guidelines for implementing HP ArcSight products with IPv6 networks.

Note that this document does not discuss roadmap items and focuses solely on existing IPv6 functionality.

Revision History

Date

Description

July 2015

Updated with the __getIPv4AddressEmbeddedInIPv6Address operator

April 2015

Initial release

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Re: ArcSight IPv6 support technical white paper

Good summary. I am also wondering if there is a roadmap on IPv6, specifically network model support for IPv6 ranges.    

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Re: ArcSight IPv6 support technical white paper

It is a priority to us, but we have not nailed down details yet.

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Re: ArcSight IPv6 support technical white paper

Good summary, we are also interested in IPV6 Support in the Network Model, whats the best way to keep up to date on the progress of this?

As a side-note (obtuse pun), the footer seems to have a placeholder still present:

"4AA4-xxxxENW, Month 20XX "


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Re: ArcSight IPv6 support technical white paper

How about config the logger ip address to ipv6?

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Re: ArcSight IPv6 support technical white paper

Thank you, Ofer.

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Re: ArcSight IPv6 support technical white paper

Many of the comments to the document are about roadmap plans. The document focuses on functionality available today. For roadmap information please contact your HP account team.

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Re: ArcSight IPv6 support technical white paper

Fixed the footer. Thanks.

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Re: ArcSight IPv6 support technical white paper

Thanks Ofer for the update on IPv6 support! Besides roadmap, what is there really left to-do before you can say that ArcSight has "full support" for IPv6?

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Re: ArcSight IPv6 support technical white paper

I think that the document is pretty clear about that. Search for "not supported' and you will find most items.

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Re: ArcSight IPv6 support technical white paper

We are now on the cusp of 2016.  Does HP foresee this issue being any closer to a resolution or network zoning and a good model? 

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Re: ArcSight IPv6 support technical white paper

We do plan to introduce additional IPv6 functionality in the short to mid-term. If important to you, contact your HPE sales team who will be able to get and provide to you more details.

~ Ofer

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