Connectivity to an IPv6-only site

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Apr 23 08:34:43 CDT 2010


On Apr 23, 2010, at 2:49 AM, Dave Hart wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 08:26 UTC, Steve Bertrand <steve at ibctech.ca> wrote:
>> - in WHOIS, I have ns1 and ns2.onlyv6.com listed as the authoritative
>> name servers
>> 
>> - both of these servers *only* have IPv6 addresses
> 
> Which seems a bit far afield from reality to me.  Yes, there are lots
> of folks with IPv6 connectivity and v4-only recursive DNS servers.  I
> don't think ISPs will have problems setting aside a handful of IPv4
> addresses for authoritative DNS infrastructure to work around this
> until v6 transport in recursive DNS servers is common enough.
> 
> Cheers,
> Dave Hart

It is likely a bit far from immediate future reality, but, i think it is a
worth while exercise.

Bottom line, if your ISP's resolvers cannot issue queries over IPv6,
that is a problem that is relatively easy for them to solve. It is worth
putting pressure on your ISP to solve that problem.

Owen





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