IPv6 support via Charter | Ideas on BGP Tunnel via HE

Anurag Bhatia me at anuragbhatia.com
Wed Apr 11 15:03:22 CDT 2012


Hi Seth


I just did a test from Eu based server sitting below EU based HE Tunnel
node by downloading Ubuntu release file from US based server. This does not
tells about possible high speed but surely tells what is available atleast.
Server itself is sitting on M-Online with 100Mbps pipe.




IPv4:

traceroute to mirror.anl.gov (146.137.96.7), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets
 1  gw.giga-dns.com (91.194.90.1) [AS51167]  16.876 ms  16.925 ms  16.915 ms
 2  host-93-104-204-33.customer.m-online.net (93.104.204.33) [AS8767]
 1.166 ms  1.449 ms  1.445 ms
 3  xe-2-1-0.rt-decix-1.m-online.net (212.18.6.162) [AS8767]  8.889 ms
 8.888 ms  8.880 ms
 4  20gigabitethernet4-3.core1.fra1.he.net (80.81.192.172) [AS6695]  18.586
ms  19.831 ms  19.824 ms
 5  10gigabitethernet1-4.core1.par2.he.net (184.105.213.162) [AS6939]
 18.794 ms  18.789 ms 10gigabitethernet2-2.core1.par2.he.net (72.52.92.26)
[AS6939]  18.437 ms
 6  10gigabitethernet1-1.core1.par2.he.net (184.105.213.90) [AS6939]
 18.507 ms 10gigabitethernet7-1.core1.ash1.he.net (184.105.213.93) [AS6939]
 96.880 ms  97.345 ms
 7  esnet.gigabitethernet4-15.core1.ash1.he.net (216.66.70.18) [AS6939]
 95.544 ms 10gigabitethernet7-1.core1.ash1.he.net (184.105.213.93) [AS6939]
 97.616 ms esnet.gigabitethernet4-15.core1.ash1.he.net (216.66.70.18)
[AS6939]  95.354 ms
 8  washcr1-te-eqxashrt1.es.net (134.55.221.145) [AS293]  97.835 ms
esnet.gigabitethernet4-15.core1.ash1.he.net (216.66.70.18) [AS6939]  95.727
ms washcr1-te-eqxashrt1.es.net (134.55.221.145) [AS293]  98.492 ms
 9  washcr1-te-eqxashrt1.es.net (134.55.221.145) [AS293]  98.463 ms
washsdn1-sdn2-washcr1.es.net (134.55.220.54) [AS293]  110.668 ms  110.641 ms
10  starsdn1-ip-washsdn2.es.net (134.55.218.65) [AS293]  120.357 ms
 120.844 ms washsdn1-sdn2-washcr1.es.net (134.55.220.54) [AS293]  110.834 ms
11  starcr1-ip-starsdn1.es.net (134.55.219.25) [AS293]  164.788 ms  164.548
ms  164.550 ms
12  starcr1-ip-starsdn1.es.net (134.55.219.25) [AS293]  164.758 ms
anlmr2-starcr1.es.net (134.55.219.53) [AS293]  128.288 ms  128.286 ms
13  guava-esnet.anchor.anl.gov (192.5.170.77) [AS683]  117.532 ms
anlmr2-starcr1.es.net (134.55.219.53) [AS293]  128.263 ms
guava-esnet.anchor.anl.gov (192.5.170.77) [AS683]  117.500 ms
14  * guava-esnet.anchor.anl.gov (192.5.170.77) [AS683]  117.687 ms
 117.858 ms
15  * * *
16  * * *
17  * * *
18  * * *


root at server7:/home/anurag/tmp# wget -4
http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/ubuntu-iso/DVDs/ubuntu/12.04/beta-2/ubuntu-12.04-beta2-dvd-i386.iso
--2012-04-11 21:56:46--
http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/ubuntu-iso/DVDs/ubuntu/12.04/beta-2/ubuntu-12.04-beta2-dvd-i386.iso
Resolving mirror.anl.gov... 146.137.96.7
Connecting to mirror.anl.gov|146.137.96.7|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 1644474368 (1.5G) [application/octet-stream]
Saving to: `ubuntu-12.04-beta2-dvd-i386.iso.1'

100%[============================================================================================================================>]
1,644,474,368 4.78M/s   in 5m 38s

2012-04-11 22:02:25 (4.64 MB/s) - `ubuntu-12.04-beta2-dvd-i386.iso.1' saved
[1644474368/1644474368]








IPv6:


traceroute to mirror.anl.gov (2620:0:dc0:1800:214:4fff:fe7d:1b9), 30 hops
max, 80 byte packets
 1  2001:470:25:78f::1 (2001:470:25:78f::1) [AS6939]  18.918 ms  21.147 ms
 23.357 ms
 2  gige-g2-20.core1.zrh1.he.net (2001:470:0:11d::1) [AS6939]  23.341 ms
 23.324 ms  23.797 ms
 3  10gigabitethernet5-1.core1.fra1.he.net (2001:470:0:21c::1) [AS6939]
 29.781 ms  30.252 ms  23.671 ms
 4  10gigabitethernet5-3.core1.lon1.he.net (2001:470:0:1d2::1) [AS6939]
 37.897 ms  37.880 ms  43.095 ms
 5  10gigabitethernet7-4.core1.nyc4.he.net (2001:470:0:128::1) [AS6939]
 104.552 ms  105.763 ms  105.742 ms
 6  10gigabitethernet2-3.core1.ash1.he.net (2001:470:0:36::1) [AS6939]
 113.963 ms  114.467 ms  111.478 ms
 7
lawrence-berkeley-national-laboratory.gigabitethernet4-15.core1.ash1.he.net(2001:470:1:27f::2)
[AS6939]  109.467 ms  109.452 ms  109.435 ms
 8  washcr1-te-eqxashrt1.es.net (2001:400:0:15a::1) [AS293]  115.929 ms
 113.625 ms  115.896 ms
 9  washsdn1-sdn2-washcr1.es.net (2001:400:0:e0::2) [AS293]  114.606 ms
 112.068 ms  112.045 ms
10  starsdn1-ip-washsdn2.es.net (2001:400:0:ab::1) [AS293]  126.783 ms
 130.008 ms  126.747 ms
11  starcr1-ip-starsdn1.es.net (2001:400:0:a2::2) [AS293]  127.268 ms
 124.223 ms  124.125 ms
12  anlmr2-starcr1.es.net (2001:400:0:c0::1) [AS293]  128.066 ms  130.529
ms  130.513 ms
13  2001:400:2202:8::2 (2001:400:2202:8::2) [AS293]  130.976 ms  128.915 ms
 128.892 ms
14  * * *
15  * * *








root at server7:/home/anurag/tmp# wget -6
http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/ubuntu-iso/DVDs/ubuntu/12.04/beta-2/ubuntu-12.04-beta2-dvd-i386.iso
--2012-04-11 21:45:52--
http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/ubuntu-iso/DVDs/ubuntu/12.04/beta-2/ubuntu-12.04-beta2-dvd-i386.iso
Resolving mirror.anl.gov... 2620:0:dc0:1800:214:4fff:fe7d:1b9
Connecting to mirror.anl.gov|2620:0:dc0:1800:214:4fff:fe7d:1b9|:80...
connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 1644474368 (1.5G) [application/octet-stream]
Saving to: `ubuntu-12.04-beta2-dvd-i386.iso'

100%[============================================================================================================================>]
1,644,474,368 *3.66M/s   in 6m 11s*

2012-04-11 21:52:04 (4.22 MB/s) - `ubuntu-12.04-beta2-dvd-i386.iso' saved
[1644474368/1644474368]


On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 1:04 AM, Seth Mos <seth.mos at dds.nl> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Op 11 apr 2012, om 20:16 heeft Anurag Bhatia het volgende geschreven:
>
> > Also, does it makes sense to go for BGP Tunnel for now? I just setup IPv6
> > Tunnel via Hurricane Electric. Latency seems pretty much OK ~ 10-15ms of
> > overhead. Yet to test other parameters. I heard Tunnels are usually bad.
> > Can someone tell how to test this tunnel setup to confirm if there is a
> > performance issue or not? I am thinking of writing a quick bash script
> and
> > run via cron to test latency, packet loss and bandwidth throughput for
> > couple of days. If anyone has better idea, please let me know.
>
> Also using a HE.net BGP tunnel for our IPv6, simply because having just 1
> native provider with Ipv6 isn't redundant. That and it's 8mbit.
>
> The v4 connection which the tunnel connects over is 90mbit, and the tunnel
> needs to travel from NL to DE for the FRA BGP peering.
>
> I'm getting about 40mbit through the IPv6 tunnel, so i'd say it works
> well, although the throughput has slowly been dropping to the 30's range
> over the last 6 months. But that's probably because of the latency.
>
> For something that is provided for free I'm really glad we have it.
>
> I should have peered with their UK PoP as it's much closer by latency,
> thus faster.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Seth
>



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