IPv6-readiness for cross-border services

This pilot will be build based on part of the results of the national pilots developed by Germany and Spain (see A3.1 and A3.2). The pilot will be also open to an active collaboration with the European Commission (DIGIT) in order to evaluate the transition to IPv6 of the sTESTA network and provide in collaboration with them strategies for IPv6 support on the LSP (Large Scale Pilots). We also expect that other national pilots could also be tested over the setup done by this activity, broadening the impact of the cross-border component across most of the project pilots and partners.

The pilot as a consequence will include among others the following results:

  • Identification the needed technical arrangements for the interoperability of the IPv6 transition national strategies.
  • Arrange with the Commission the active (IPv6 natively available) or passive (IPv6 not ready, so tunnels to be used) role of sTESTA in the pilot depending on its IPv6-readiness.
  • Prepare transition scenarios for allowing PEPs being IPv6 enable creating and IPv6 eID-related mechanisms for cross-border and cross-sector identification & authentication widely usable in EU for European e-ID authentication based on STORK and follow-up STORK2.0.
  • Prepare different transition scenarios with a mix environment of IPv4 and IPv6 clouds in the government tiers (national, regional, universities, …), and identification of a set of basic services provided by the participants in the pilot to be tested in the different scenarios.
  • Test the interoperability scenarios and compile a troubleshooting manual, roadmap of actions developed and guidelines.
  • Incentive the usage of IPv6 on public administration by means of learning by examples based on the experience on relevant European universities strategies to IPv6.

Participants in the pilot:

  • Consulintel (Spain)
  • Ministerio de Política Territorial y Administración Pública (MPTYAP, Spain)
  • Universidad de Murcia (Spain)
  • Fraunhofer (Germany)
  • Citkomm (Germany)