IPv6 support via Charter | Ideas on BGP Tunnel via HE

Dan Sneddon dxs at twitter.com
Wed Apr 11 13:27:04 CDT 2012

Hurricane Electric have a presentation on testing their tunnels using Traceroute6, Tracepath6, and mtr:

iperf now supports IPv6 and works well for testing tunnels as well.  

I have previously gotten good results from Hurricane Electric tunnels. 

Dan Sneddon
Network Engineering & Network Security
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On Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 11:16 AM, Anurag Bhatia wrote:

> Hello,
> Does anyone here has clues on IPv6 support via Charter? We recently got BGP
> up on the connection and they denied for IPv6 support for now. Support
> engineer gave expected time of something like end of year which seems very
> late as per our plans.
> Is situation same for everyone who sits in downstream of Charter?
> Also, does it makes sense to go for BGP Tunnel for now? I just setup IPv6
> Tunnel via Hurricane Electric. Latency seems pretty much OK ~ 10-15ms of
> overhead. Yet to test other parameters. I heard Tunnels are usually bad.
> Can someone tell how to test this tunnel setup to confirm if there is a
> performance issue or not? I am thinking of writing a quick bash script and
> run via cron to test latency, packet loss and bandwidth throughput for
> couple of days. If anyone has better idea, please let me know.
> Thanks.
> -- 
> Anurag Bhatia
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