On killing IPv6 transition mechanisms
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
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.
FSF associate member #7257
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