IPv6 support via Charter | Ideas on BGP Tunnel via HE

PC paul4004 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 16:19:25 CDT 2012


He.net tunnels are also good to have because depending on your provider,
there's still many with incomplete views of the ipv6 routing table and he
might have a path.  This is a more prevalent issue with ipv6 than v4 at the
moment.
On Apr 11, 2012 2:03 PM, "Anurag Bhatia" <me at anuragbhatia.com> wrote:

> Hi Seth
>
>
> I just did a test from Eu based server sitting below EU based HE Tunnel
> node by downloading Ubuntu release file from US based server. This does not
> tells about possible high speed but surely tells what is available atleast.
> Server itself is sitting on M-Online with 100Mbps pipe.
>
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>
>
> IPv4:
>
> traceroute to mirror.anl.gov (146.137.96.7), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets
>  1  gw.giga-dns.com (91.194.90.1) [AS51167]  16.876 ms  16.925 ms  16.915
> ms
>  2  host-93-104-204-33.customer.m-online.net (93.104.204.33) [AS8767]
>  1.166 ms  1.449 ms  1.445 ms
>  3  xe-2-1-0.rt-decix-1.m-online.net (212.18.6.162) [AS8767]  8.889 ms
>  8.888 ms  8.880 ms
>  4  20gigabitethernet4-3.core1.fra1.he.net (80.81.192.172) [AS6695]
>  18.586
> ms  19.831 ms  19.824 ms
>  5  10gigabitethernet1-4.core1.par2.he.net (184.105.213.162) [AS6939]
>  18.794 ms  18.789 ms 10gigabitethernet2-2.core1.par2.he.net (72.52.92.26)
> [AS6939]  18.437 ms
>  6  10gigabitethernet1-1.core1.par2.he.net (184.105.213.90) [AS6939]
>  18.507 ms 10gigabitethernet7-1.core1.ash1.he.net (184.105.213.93)
> [AS6939]
>  96.880 ms  97.345 ms
>  7  esnet.gigabitethernet4-15.core1.ash1.he.net (216.66.70.18) [AS6939]
>  95.544 ms 10gigabitethernet7-1.core1.ash1.he.net (184.105.213.93)
> [AS6939]
>  97.616 ms esnet.gigabitethernet4-15.core1.ash1.he.net (216.66.70.18)
> [AS6939]  95.354 ms
>  8  washcr1-te-eqxashrt1.es.net (134.55.221.145) [AS293]  97.835 ms
> esnet.gigabitethernet4-15.core1.ash1.he.net (216.66.70.18) [AS6939]
>  95.727
> ms washcr1-te-eqxashrt1.es.net (134.55.221.145) [AS293]  98.492 ms
>  9  washcr1-te-eqxashrt1.es.net (134.55.221.145) [AS293]  98.463 ms
> washsdn1-sdn2-washcr1.es.net (134.55.220.54) [AS293]  110.668 ms  110.641
> ms
> 10  starsdn1-ip-washsdn2.es.net (134.55.218.65) [AS293]  120.357 ms
>  120.844 ms washsdn1-sdn2-washcr1.es.net (134.55.220.54) [AS293]  110.834
> ms
> 11  starcr1-ip-starsdn1.es.net (134.55.219.25) [AS293]  164.788 ms
>  164.548
> ms  164.550 ms
> 12  starcr1-ip-starsdn1.es.net (134.55.219.25) [AS293]  164.758 ms
> anlmr2-starcr1.es.net (134.55.219.53) [AS293]  128.288 ms  128.286 ms
> 13  guava-esnet.anchor.anl.gov (192.5.170.77) [AS683]  117.532 ms
> anlmr2-starcr1.es.net (134.55.219.53) [AS293]  128.263 ms
> guava-esnet.anchor.anl.gov (192.5.170.77) [AS683]  117.500 ms
> 14  * guava-esnet.anchor.anl.gov (192.5.170.77) [AS683]  117.687 ms
>  117.858 ms
> 15  * * *
> 16  * * *
> 17  * * *
> 18  * * *
>
>
> root at server7:/home/anurag/tmp# wget -4
>
> http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/ubuntu-iso/DVDs/ubuntu/12.04/beta-2/ubuntu-12.04-beta2-dvd-i386.iso
> --2012-04-11 21:56:46--
>
> http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/ubuntu-iso/DVDs/ubuntu/12.04/beta-2/ubuntu-12.04-beta2-dvd-i386.iso
> Resolving mirror.anl.gov... 146.137.96.7
> Connecting to mirror.anl.gov|146.137.96.7|:80... connected.
> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
> Length: 1644474368 (1.5G) [application/octet-stream]
> Saving to: `ubuntu-12.04-beta2-dvd-i386.iso.1'
>
>
> 100%[============================================================================================================================>]
> 1,644,474,368 4.78M/s   in 5m 38s
>
> 2012-04-11 22:02:25 (4.64 MB/s) - `ubuntu-12.04-beta2-dvd-i386.iso.1' saved
> [1644474368/1644474368]
>
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> IPv6:
>
>
> traceroute to mirror.anl.gov (2620:0:dc0:1800:214:4fff:fe7d:1b9), 30 hops
> max, 80 byte packets
>  1  2001:470:25:78f::1 (2001:470:25:78f::1) [AS6939]  18.918 ms  21.147 ms
>  23.357 ms
>  2  gige-g2-20.core1.zrh1.he.net (2001:470:0:11d::1) [AS6939]  23.341 ms
>  23.324 ms  23.797 ms
>  3  10gigabitethernet5-1.core1.fra1.he.net (2001:470:0:21c::1) [AS6939]
>  29.781 ms  30.252 ms  23.671 ms
>  4  10gigabitethernet5-3.core1.lon1.he.net (2001:470:0:1d2::1) [AS6939]
>  37.897 ms  37.880 ms  43.095 ms
>  5  10gigabitethernet7-4.core1.nyc4.he.net (2001:470:0:128::1) [AS6939]
>  104.552 ms  105.763 ms  105.742 ms
>  6  10gigabitethernet2-3.core1.ash1.he.net (2001:470:0:36::1) [AS6939]
>  113.963 ms  114.467 ms  111.478 ms
>  7
> lawrence-berkeley-national-laboratory.gigabitethernet4-15.core1.ash1.he.net
> (2001:470:1:27f::2)
> [AS6939]  109.467 ms  109.452 ms  109.435 ms
>  8  washcr1-te-eqxashrt1.es.net (2001:400:0:15a::1) [AS293]  115.929 ms
>  113.625 ms  115.896 ms
>  9  washsdn1-sdn2-washcr1.es.net (2001:400:0:e0::2) [AS293]  114.606 ms
>  112.068 ms  112.045 ms
> 10  starsdn1-ip-washsdn2.es.net (2001:400:0:ab::1) [AS293]  126.783 ms
>  130.008 ms  126.747 ms
> 11  starcr1-ip-starsdn1.es.net (2001:400:0:a2::2) [AS293]  127.268 ms
>  124.223 ms  124.125 ms
> 12  anlmr2-starcr1.es.net (2001:400:0:c0::1) [AS293]  128.066 ms  130.529
> ms  130.513 ms
> 13  2001:400:2202:8::2 (2001:400:2202:8::2) [AS293]  130.976 ms  128.915 ms
>  128.892 ms
> 14  * * *
> 15  * * *
>
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> root at server7:/home/anurag/tmp# wget -6
>
> http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/ubuntu-iso/DVDs/ubuntu/12.04/beta-2/ubuntu-12.04-beta2-dvd-i386.iso
> --2012-04-11 21:45:52--
>
> http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/ubuntu-iso/DVDs/ubuntu/12.04/beta-2/ubuntu-12.04-beta2-dvd-i386.iso
> Resolving mirror.anl.gov... 2620:0:dc0:1800:214:4fff:fe7d:1b9
> Connecting to mirror.anl.gov|2620:0:dc0:1800:214:4fff:fe7d:1b9|:80...
> connected.
> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
> Length: 1644474368 (1.5G) [application/octet-stream]
> Saving to: `ubuntu-12.04-beta2-dvd-i386.iso'
>
>
> 100%[============================================================================================================================>]
> 1,644,474,368 *3.66M/s   in 6m 11s*
>
> 2012-04-11 21:52:04 (4.22 MB/s) - `ubuntu-12.04-beta2-dvd-i386.iso' saved
> [1644474368/1644474368]
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 1:04 AM, Seth Mos <seth.mos at dds.nl> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Op 11 apr 2012, om 20:16 heeft Anurag Bhatia het volgende geschreven:
> >
> > > 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.
> >
> > Also using a HE.net BGP tunnel for our IPv6, simply because having just 1
> > native provider with Ipv6 isn't redundant. That and it's 8mbit.
> >
> > The v4 connection which the tunnel connects over is 90mbit, and the
> tunnel
> > needs to travel from NL to DE for the FRA BGP peering.
> >
> > I'm getting about 40mbit through the IPv6 tunnel, so i'd say it works
> > well, although the throughput has slowly been dropping to the 30's range
> > over the last 6 months. But that's probably because of the latency.
> >
> > For something that is provided for free I'm really glad we have it.
> >
> > I should have peered with their UK PoP as it's much closer by latency,
> > thus faster.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Seth
> >
>
>
>
> --
>
> Anurag Bhatia
> anuragbhatia.com
> or simply - http://[2001:470:26:78f::5] if you are on IPv6 connected
> network!
>
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>


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