www.nist.gov over v6 trouble Was: Microsoft's participation in World IPv6 day

Jay Ford jay-ford at uiowa.edu
Wed Jun 8 15:30:08 UTC 2011

On Wed, 8 Jun 2011, Neil Long wrote:
> Top of the page it says (now, may have been added)
> "Note: This top level web page has been setup to test IPv6 capabilities and 
> to participate in World IPv6 Day on June 8, 2011. This IPv6 web page will be 
> disabled after the end of World IPv6 Day. Links on this page do not work. 
> This is a copy of the NIST website, www.nist.gov, and is only reachable using 
> the IPv6 network protocol. To access the entire NIST website, you must use 
> the IPv4 network protocol."

Yeah, at least they said what they did, but they seem to have a
misunderstanding of how dual-stack clients will use the www.nist.gov AAAA
record.  The result is that they've broken access to their content.

Jay Ford, Network Engineering Group, Information Technology Services
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242
email: jay-ford at uiowa.edu, phone: 319-335-5555, fax: 319-335-2951

More information about the NANOG mailing list