On killing IPv6 transition mechanisms

Ivan Shmakov ivan at main.uusia.org
Sun Mar 14 20:09:37 CET 2010

>>>>> Alex Broque <broquea at he.net> writes:
>>>>> Ivan Shmakov wrote:

 >> I know the difference.  The problem is that HE.net offers just a few
 >> /64, and I need somewhat larger address space.  And they don't seem
 >> to offer reverse DNS, which is available for 6to4.

 > Just want to clarify some points. We've offered reverse DNS
 > delegation for the /64 statically routed subnet since at least 2003,
 > although it was a lot more manual configuration on our side back
 > then. Then the /48 subnets since early 2008, which ushered in a more
 > automated process for delegation for both /64 and /48 subnets. And
 > yes, those are the only subnets that the user gets delegation control
 > over.

	Perhaps I'm confusing the things up now, but I don't remember
	seeing reverse DNS being offered at https://tunnelbroker.net/,
	and I don't remember seeing /48 without ASN, either.  Anyway,
	it's good to know that they are available now.  Thanks.

 >> Well, it seems that HE.net operates a 6to4 relay that's open for
 >> those subscribed to their 6in4 service.

 > These are actually publicly available relays, and not limited to our
 > tunnelbroker.net users. Those users obviously would be using static
 > tunnels from that service, not tunnels based on the 6to4 well known
 > anycasted ranges.

	Well, it certainly makes sense.

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