Firefox ShowIP Plugin

Dan Wing dwing at
Wed Jun 8 20:00:58 CEST 2011

> -----Original Message-----
> From: at [mailto:ipv6-
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> Roesen
> Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2011 10:51 AM
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> Subject: Re: Firefox ShowIP Plugin
> On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 10:41:43AM -0700, Seth Mattinen wrote:
> >
> >
> > If you haven't heard about it or forgot about it, it's just fun to
> see.
> Beware of the limitation, that it just lists the IPs of the site
> named in the URL, with IPv6 preferred over IPv4 - but not indicating
> which address was really used to fetch content. So you might see an
> IPv6
> address there, but fallback to IPv4 has happened.
> The only real info is "does this host in the URL have an AAAA RR" :-)


The Chrome extension IPvFoo will show the actual connection.  It requires
Chrome 13.x,  Seems to work alright.

Chrome also has a " Resolver" extension.  But it's not showing me
information in Chrome 11 -- or I am not using it correctly.


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