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

Daniel Roesen dr at
Wed Jun 15 22:47:57 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 08:05:14AM +1000, Mark Andrews wrote:
> You tell named to listen on IPv6 (listen-on-v6).  It already uses IPv6
> to make queries unless you turned it off on the command line with "named -4".
> To go IPv6 only on a dual stack machine use "named -6".
> You add AAAA records to the zones for the nameservers.
> You update your glue records in the parent zone to include AAAA records
> as well as A records.
> You add IPv6 address to resolv.conf or equivalent (DHCPv6, the new RA option).
> You can mark non-local ula's as bogus and your one local ulas as good in
> named.conf.

And you check all your ACLs and TSIG server definitions etc. because
suddenly zone transfers, DNS UPDATEs and other stuff (rndc!) might
magically use IPv6 and don't match your ACLs etc. anymore.

Best regards,

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