IPv6 day fun is beginning!

Owen DeLong 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?
> Greets,
> Jeroen

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
this time.


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