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

Seth Mattinen sethm at
Wed Jun 15 19:24:44 UTC 2011

On 6/15/2011 12:14, Jeroen van Aart wrote:
> Octavio Alvarez wrote:
>> 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".
> Why not run your own nameserver if it is your website assuming you own
> the domain?
> Out of curiosity, what are the options you need to use to properly
> enable bind for IPv6? To me it appears there isn't that much to it, it
> almost works out of the box with 1 or 2 things turned on. Then you just
> add the appropriate zone files or records. Am I missing something
> blatantly obvious that will break it?

listen-on-v6 { any; };

Simple as that. Indicate individual addresses, if preferred. Or switch
to a DNS provider that has made this monumental configuration effort.


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