sean at ertw.com
Thu May 12 11:43:56 CDT 2011
If anyone's looking to get started, I'd suggest http://www.tunnelbroker.net/.
They'll route you a block over a tunnel. Very easy to get started. The
alternative is a 6to4 tunnel which gives you an IPv6 block based on your
If you have a Linux box as the gateway you should run radvd to send out the
router advertisements to the machines behind it.
On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 11:37 AM, Gilbert E. Detillieux <
gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca> wrote:
> As an example of how things can be more complicated than might seem at
> first, consider setting up an e-mail server with the usual raft of
> anti-spam measures...
> Oh yeah, we tend to look up those client addresses a fair bit to
> determine the client's reputation... When will all that work well under
> In any case, I'm hoping to spend part of my summer at work reading up on
> IPv6, and starting a few LAN-based experiments. No word yet on when the
> UofM will have its router infrastructure IPv6-ready, though.
> Maybe Adam and I can compare notes in the fall, and see if either of us
> is ready to present something on the topic.
> On 2011-05-11 20:02, Adam Thompson wrote:
> > Unfortunately, no-one is willing to be the bad guy in that story... Not
> even a *country* can really pull it off.
> > Think about how many non-IPv6-capable devices there are out there:
> virtually every single home router, printer, modem, camera, etc.
> > Now as soon as a flag day is declared, the self-entitled of the world
> will rise up and say to their government, "who's going to pay for my new
> equipment?" Never mind that we've all known this day would come for over 10
> > On the other hand, I might turn out to be the first who actually has to
> manage a dual-stack network... and be willing to talk about it, anyway.
> Assuming I'm not on powerful drugs as a result of doing so! Holy **** does
> it get complicated!
> > -Adam
> > Trevor Cordes<trevor at tecnopolis.ca> wrote:
> >> On 2011-05-11 Sean Cody wrote:
> >>> Anyone have an interest or are is implementing ipv6 anywhere?
> >>> An intro to ipv6 would be a great presentation topic so if you can
> >>> share your experience, please do!
> >> Seconded. But don't look at me.
> >> Does anyone know when home ISP's like Shaw will start to offer IPv6 to
> >> home users? I don't think v6 will go anywhere until the ISP's with
> >> their massive IP pools start switching end users to it. Correct?
> >> All of this 6-to-4 stuff seems stupid and overly complex. I would like
> >> to just see a day picked where 4 is shutoff and only 6 can be used.
> >> We'll all be !@$#%ing our pants for a few days/weeks but then it'll be
> >> done.
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