Unable to reach RIPE-whois through IPv6

Gert Doering gert at space.net
Sun Apr 29 15:34:30 CEST 2007


On Sun, Apr 29, 2007 at 03:22:14PM +0200, Stefan Neufeind wrote:
> I can ping the IPv6-address of whois.ripe.net from here, but whois seems
> to be unresponsive. Turning to IPv4 it works fine.
> whois.ripe.net.         567     IN      A
> whois.ripe.net.         87      IN      AAAA    2001:610:240:0:193::202
> Anybody knows details? Or maybe somebody at RIPE could have a look?

"works for me" - so you might have a MTU problem on the path.

(Symptom: "telnet whois.ripe.net 43" works, entering your query string
on the next line works as well, but you won't see any response)

Gert Doering
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