IPv6 day fun is beginning!
owen at delong.com
Wed Jun 8 12:55:27 UTC 2011
On Jun 8, 2011, at 4:52 AM, Jeroen Massar wrote:
> On 2011-Jun-08 13:40, Jamie Bowden wrote:
>> Thanks to HE's tunnel broker service, I've got fully functional dual
>> stack at home (well, mostly, like most folks, VZ gives me a single
>> address and I live behind that with NATv4, but otherwise, I loves me
>> some FiOS) and yesterday went by for me without a hitch, including
> Yesterday was 7th of June, World IPv6 day is happening now (since 00:00
> UTC 8th of June) and still on for another 12 hours or so ;)
> But what you mention is something that has been seen a lot: people see
> the mention of IPv6 day and suddenly want IPv6 (which is a good thing
> btw and probably the most important thing) but instead of calling their
> ISP and asking it from them they get a tunnel.
> Getting IPv6 connectivity does not matter though as without IPv6 you'll
> just reach the IPv4 version of the site like you did yesterday and most
> likely tomorrow.
> As for your magic that you had to do to get a protocol 41 tunnel up and
> running, didn't HE.net have a PPTP trial for which they received a /15
> or so from ARIN? Or did they actually not go on with it and are they now
> using that /15 for other services instead?
The PPTP trial is presently suspended pending resolution of certain
performance issues we ran into with the PPTP servers. We are planning
to move forward with it, but, I cannot provide any date information at
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