www.ipv6.facebook.com not loading

Donn Lee donn.lists at gmail.com
Thu Oct 25 21:08:00 UTC 2012


Yes, www.v6.facebook.com has been deprecated.
The dual-stacked www.facebook.com (via World IPv6 Launch) is the way to go,
until we run out of addresses again.

Thanks and cheers
Donn

---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *Will Lawton*
> Date: Thursday, October 25, 2012
> Subject: www.ipv6.facebook.com not loading
> To: Jima <nanog at jima.tk>
> Cc: "nanog at nanog.org" <nanog at nanog.org>
>
>
> www.v6.facebook.com was the official pre-www AAAA record host. I recall a
> www.ipv6.facebook being added as a redirect because there seemed to be
> confusion around which one it was.
>
> Regardless, to answer the original question, yes www.v6.facebook.com has
> been official deprecated for almost 2 years now as it was only meant as a
> test platform for the inevitable www.facebook.com AAAA.
>
> If you can not get to www.facebook on v6, please work with your ISP to
> find out why. When I left there, it was still a whitelisting design for
> known good networks, but I believe that was done away with after this years
> ipv6 day.
>
> -Will Lawton
>
> On Oct 25, 2012, at 9:17, "Jima" <nanog at jima.tk> wrote:
>
> > On 2012-10-25 07:18, Frank Bulk wrote:
> >> Since Wednesday at 1:48 pm Central www.ipv6.facebook.com has not been
> >> loading (though it's pingable).  Does anyone know if this has been
> >> formally
> >> deprecated?
> >
> > As I recall, the primary IPv6-only FQDN was (and still is)
> > www.v6.facebook.com .  I honestly never noticed that they added an AAAA
> > for www.ipv6.facebook.com .
> >
> > Hardly scientific, but
> >
> http://www.googlefight.com/index.php?lang=en_GB&word1=www.v6.facebook.com&word2=www.ipv6.facebook.com
> > seems to support my memory to some degree.
> >
> >     Jima
> >
> >
>
>


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