IPv6 6to4 and dns

Kevin Oberman oberman at es.net
Mon Nov 22 17:31:47 CST 2010

> Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 09:36:28 +1300 (FJST)
> From: Franck Martin <franck at genius.com>
> I use HE.NET in a few installations (with BGP) and they have good support (which is quite awesome for a free service).
> As people pointed out avoid 6to4, Apple just rendered it nearly useless in its latest OS-X.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jeroen van Aart" <jeroen at mompl.net>
> To: "NANOG list" <nanog at nanog.org>
> Sent: Saturday, 20 November, 2010 9:07:53 AM
> Subject: Re: IPv6 6to4 and dns
> Mark Andrews wrote:
> > Firstly I would use a tunnel broker instead of 6to4.  Easier to
> > debug failures.
> Thanks all for the helpful response. Using the same names for IPv6 and 
> IPv4 doesn't appear to be much of a problem, especially considering this 
> is a trial which concerns office/home ISP connectivity, for now.
> Which IPv6 tunnel broker is preferable, or does it really matter?

I'm afraid that announcements of 2002::/16 by places with non-functional
or poorly connected 6to4 had already rendered it close enough to useless
that I quit caring.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
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