IPv6 day fun is beginning!

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Wed Jun 8 06:42:10 CDT 2011


On Jun 8, 2011, at 4:32 AM, Tim Chown wrote:

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> On 8 Jun 2011, at 04:46, Jared Mauch wrote:
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>> We have seen a traffic increase but nothing like what I was expecting, nay hoping to see.  (i.e.: gigs and gigs of traffic - it does look like ~2x to me in an unscientific eye-look at a chart).
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> Some of it may be down to client behaviour.  Despite Facebook being a 30 second TTL, I had to flush my MacOS X DNS cache before I'd get the new AAAA record.

My IPv4 is NATed but my IPv6 is not.  I have a caching transparent cache for the IPv4 (squid) and watching the log made me notice similar behavior as well.  Some systems were 'stuck' talking to the IPv4 address but were redirected to the v6 as a result of the squid proxy being dual-stacked.

- Jared



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