Ipv6 for the content provider

Dale W. Carder dwcarder at wisc.edu
Wed Jan 26 13:41:37 CST 2011


Thus spake Jack Carrozzo (jack at crepinc.com) on Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 01:38:48PM -0500:
> As I understand it, when a client requests a particular domain of yours and gets
> an A and an AAAA, the client will default to the AAAA (assuming it's on a v6
> network) and attempt to communicate as such. Failing that, it will fall back
> to the v4 A record.

This is true for now.  

See http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-wing-v6ops-happy-eyeballs-ipv6
for a proposal on how this could change.

Dale




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