uTorrent, IPv6

Nathan Ward nanog at daork.net
Tue Aug 19 01:42:12 CDT 2008


On 19/08/2008, at 6:34 PM, Nathan Ward wrote:

> On 19/08/2008, at 6:28 PM, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
>
>> On Tue, 19 Aug 2008, Nathan Ward wrote:
>>
>>> uTorrent actively enables IPv6 on XP SP2 and Vista machines in the  
>>> install process (by default, it can be turned off). IPv6 is turned  
>>> on, on lots of PCs.
>>
>> We looked into this, and IPv6 is not mentioned in the install  
>> process, and it's not selected by default as far as we can see.  
>> There is a button in Preferences->general that says "install IPv6/ 
>> Teredo", so yes, it supports it but it's not on by default, at  
>> least not here.
>
> Oh? I looked in to this in a beta, and it was on by default.
> I'll have another look.

Yep, you're right, as I say, that's changed from a previous beta I  
think.

Anyway, it'll still use Teredo/6to4/native IPv6 if it's already  
enabled - Vista has these enabled by default.

My guess would be that a large percentage of uTorrent users are Vista  
users.

--
Nathan Ward








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