AAAA glue records from TLD/CC registrars - Was: Question about "proper" way to run v6/v4 website

Alexander Gall gall at
Fri Apr 20 10:21:35 CEST 2007

On Thu, 19 Apr 2007 19:40:50 +0100 (WEST), Carlos Friacas <cfriacas at> said:

> On Thu, 19 Apr 2007, Daniel Austin MBCS wrote:
>> Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
>>> First you would need to get AAAA glue records from your upstream, which is 
>>> likely not supported yet.
>> For anyone on this list... Nominet UK support AAAA glue for .uk domains, and 
>> Enom, Inc. support AAAA glue for (at least) .com/.net/.org domains (you have 
>> to raise a support ticket for it as their portal doesn't have support for it, 
>> but they do it quickly)
>> A lot of registrars wont support it in their portal (or not at all!). We 
>> support AAAA glue on our portal for .uk domains.  For com/net/org, use Enom 
>> :)
>> It would be nice to have a list someplace of which registrars support AAAA 
>> glue - is there one around?
>> Thanks,
>> -- 
>> Daniel Austin MBCS
>> Managing Director
>> Limited

> And what about ccTLD Registry Portals? (mostly www.nic.<iso3166>)

> I was asked that question yesterday... as far as i could look, only found 
> two: the registries for .FR and .MT

There are at least two more:

$ host is an alias for has address has IPv6 address 2001:620:0:ff::5
$ host is an alias for has address has IPv6 address 2001:620:0:ff::5

> The maltese portal shows your address back, and the french one has a nifty 
> image on the upper left side! :-)

We're a bit more discrete about it :-/



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