IPv6

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Sun Nov 21 16:28:12 CST 2010


On Nov 21, 2010, at 2:05 PM, George Bonser wrote:

>> 
>> Well,
>> 
>> ipv6.ycpi.ops.yahoo.net has IPv6 address 2a00:1288:f006:1fe::1000
>> ipv6.ycpi.ops.yahoo.net has IPv6 address 2001:4998:f00b:1fe::1000
>> ipv6.ycpi.ops.yahoo.net has IPv6 address 2001:4998:f011:1fe::1000
>> 
>> In my bgp I see only the first address, I don't see any path to two
>> others. Do you have the route to them?
>> 
> 
> I see two of them directly from yahoo : 2001:4998::/32 (that covers the
> last two IPs) but the first one comes to me via HE (2a00:1288::/32)
> 
> You think many people are going to type the "v6" part of the URL
> considering most people when they get v6 won't even know if they have it
> or not?
> 
> 
It's not unusual to start by testing IPv6 this way. I'm sure Yahoo will
eventually put AAAA records in for the standard URLs once they
go full production with it.

Owen





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