IPv6 day fun is beginning!

Paul Graydon paul at paulgraydon.co.uk
Thu Jun 9 03:34:07 UTC 2011

Not cook islands.  I am in Hawaii though so not a huge distance away.  
I'd got dual boot debian/windows and I had the tzlocation set wrong 
under Debian (GMT instead of local time).  Boot back into Windows to 
test something and sent a few e-mails without noticing the time stamp 
was wrong.


On 6/8/2011 9:41 AM, Ryan Pavely wrote:
> Are you really on Cook Island in the Pacific or is your email headers 
> date timezone string set incorrectly -1000.  Your message won't be 
> read by me until tonight shortly after 12:19 am.  Sadly you'll miss 
> IPv6 day :(
>   Ryan Pavely
>    Net Access Corporation
>    http://www.nac.net/
> On 6/9/2011 12:19 AM, Paul Graydon wrote:
>> I've done the same at home, HE tunnel for IPv6.  I've got a Linksys 
>> WRT54GL running DD-WRT so getting it set up was relatively straight 
>> forward though I really need to fix the automatic startup script 
>> that's misbehaving.
>> Work was another matter, one big headache, to the point where I'm 
>> wondering if something is interfering.  OpenBSD box running pf acts 
>> as a router for us, HE tunnel comes up easily and works fine from 
>> box. rtadvd starts advertising the network range and every machine in 
>> the office picked it up.  Briefly those workstations running Windows 
>> 7 in the office were able to use the tunnel (5 mins give or take).  
>> From then on I could see outbound and inbound IPv6 traffic on the BSD 
>> box, but it never seemed to reach the workstations.  Tearing down, 
>> reconfiguring, checking out every guide under the sun, nothing worked 
>> :)  Gave up in the end, I'll tackle it later when I've got time to 
>> waste.
>> Would be nice if my $isp would sort out an IPv6 address range for us 
>> to use properly.
>> Paul
>> On 6/8/2011 1:40 AM, 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
>>> accessing Facebook (I'd hear from the wife and kid really quickly if
>>> they weren't working).  For a working tunnel, I put my DIR-825 as the
>>> "DMZ" host behind the cheesy Actiontec router VZ requires, forward all
>>> traffic with zero firewalling to it, and let the D-Link appliance 
>>> handle
>>> all my firewall needs (and it terminates my v6 tunnel obviously).  The
>>> one thing I haven't quite figured out how to make it do (and maybe it's
>>> just not capable) is use the /48 HE routes to me.  The box insists that
>>> the internal interface be on the same subnet as the external, and it
>>> hands out v6 addresses from that /64.
>>> Jamie
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Jared Mauch [mailto:jared at puck.nether.net]
>>> Sent: Tuesday, June 07, 2011 7:15 PM
>>> To: Iljitsch van Beijnum
>>> Cc: NANOG list
>>> Subject: Re: IPv6 day fun is beginning!
>>> On Jun 7, 2011, at 7:13 PM, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
>>>> www.facebook.com has AAAA but doesn't load for me over IPv6, it does
>>> for others though
>>> If you go to www.v6.facebook.com it works, but it seems they have some
>>> problem on their main site.  I am seeing some issues reaching them over
>>> IPv6.
>>> - Jared

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