facebook ipv6 is down?

Tore Anderson tore.anderson at redpill-linpro.com
Wed Apr 11 02:17:13 CDT 2012

* Ido Szargel

> It seems that on the last 3 hours facebook isn't available via ipv6, when
> tracing from HE I don't even get to FB network, only as far as Ashburn on
> their network,
> When tracing from nl-ix I get to facebook network but the trace stops

> Is anyone else having the same issue?

Yes, but only to their IPv6-only host name. Their main host name works.

$ curl -v http://www.v6.facebook.com 
* About to connect() to www.v6.facebook.com port 80 (#0)
*   Trying 2620:0:1cfe:face:b00c:0:3:0... Timeout
* connect() timed out!

$ curl -v http://www.facebook.com 
* About to connect() to www.facebook.com port 80 (#0)
*   Trying 2620:0:1c18:0:face:b00c:0:3... connected
* Connected to www.facebook.com (2620:0:1c18:0:face:b00c:0:3) port 80 (#0)

Tore Anderson
Redpill Linpro AS - http://www.redpill-linpro.com

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