Thoughts about ipv6 white listing

Gert Doering gert at
Sat Dec 4 16:23:44 CET 2010


On Sat, Dec 04, 2010 at 03:43:49AM -0800, George Bonser wrote:
> V6 will be deployed for people who have v6 and can request a v6
> resource over v6.  The reason is very simple.  I don't have time
> to enter in white list entries for "joe's fish farm and Internet
> service".  If Joe's Fish Farm sends me a AAAA request that arrives
> over v6, I will honor it.  If Joe's Fish Farm sends me a request
> via v4, I am not sure of the state of their network so I am going
> to give them the "safe" response.

The transport protocol that delivers the DNS request from the DNS recursor
that Joe is using to you has *nothing* to do with whether "Joe's Fish Farm"
is v6 capable or not.

Gert Doering
        -- NetMaster
did you enable IPv6 on something today...?

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