Automatic IPv6 due to broadcast

Måns Nilsson mansaxel at
Tue Apr 17 01:42:00 CDT 2012

--On 16 april 2012 17.38.07 -0400 Brandon Penglase 
<bpenglase-nanog at> wrote:

> direction of our security analyst) turn up a DA test server.


> Needless to say, everything was horribly slow, and some things even
> flat out broke.

To be expected when DNS is given the rôle of routing packets munged by 
tunneling in several layers of indirection.

> Sadly this event left a really sour taste for IPv6 with
> Networking department (whom I was occasionally bugging about v6).

The Notworking department should be driving the v6 deploy, if they want to 
network in the future. If they don't, replace them with a working 
Networking department.

Måns, somewhat inspired by a recent stray down (non-ECC) memory lane.

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