AAAA on various websites, but they all forgot to enable them on their nameservers....

Octavio Alvarez alvarezp at
Wed Jun 8 20:34:48 UTC 2011

On Wed, 08 Jun 2011 02:28:40 -0700, Jeroen Massar <jeroen at> wrote:

> It is really nice that folks where able to put AAAA records on their
> websites for only 24 hours, but they forgot to put in the glue on their
> nameservers.
> As such, for the folks testing IPv6-only, a lot of sites will fail
> unless they use a recursor that does the IPv4 for them.

In fact. Although a website of mine worked flawlessly in a dual-stack
but it did NOT in an IPv6-only environment. Unfortunately, the problem
has to be fixed in the DNS provider, which though supporting AAAA
records was enough to "support IPv6".

dig -6 +trace is our friend here.


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