Experiences with IPv6 peering?

Marc Blanchet marc.blanchet at viagenie.ca
Wed Mar 2 17:33:11 CET 2011


ping6 2001:550:2:49::1:2
PING6(56=40+8+8 bytes) 2002:230:6464::5ab0:35ff:fef4:6fa --> 
16 bytes from 2001:550:2:49::1:2, icmp_seq=0 hlim=52 time=94.683 ms
16 bytes from 2001:550:2:49::1:2, icmp_seq=1 hlim=52 time=89.926 ms
--- 2001:550:2:49::1:2 ping6 statistics ---
2 packets transmitted, 2 packets received, 0.0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/std-dev = 89.926/92.305/94.683/2.378 ms

Cogent is one of our IPv6 transit provider.


Le 11-03-02 11:27, Chase Venters a écrit :
> I recently acquired my first native IPv6 address space for our
> organization in the hopes that we could take a stab at participating in
> World IPv6 day. Cogent provided the address space on connectivity they
> provide us at the Dallas Infomart.
> The first thing I tried to do was to ping some of my addresses on
> Hurricane Electric's tunnelbroker, which I use at home. "No Route". Then
> I found this:
> http://ipv6.he.net/bgpview/24h_history/COGC-6NET-0001.html
> I contacted Hurricane Electric, who informed me that Cogent doesn't have
> a path to them.
> The thought of being the "IPv6 engineer" in our firm and thusly being
> the only one who wouldn't be able to access our site on world IPv6 day
> is silly, but if I started putting in AAAA records that's just what
> would happen.
> Is this par for the course with IPv6 peering? What kind of improvement
> are we likely to see between now and June?
> We don't have any DNS magic like Google does (to try and hand out AAAAs
> only to known good peers). We're using Dynect for DNS... they support
> IPv6 but I don't think they have anything like Google's split view
> technique implemented.
> If I publish AAAA records on World IPv6 day, will I just be cutting off
> some IPv6 users from our site? (Never mind the 0.1% of IPv6-broken users)
> I should point out that I'm not trying to point the finger at Cogent...
> to their credit, our other provider advertises IPv6 but their sales
> people inform me it's only available on an optical GigE handoff and
> won't be available on smaller circuits until at least 60-90 days. The
> Cogent program is specifically labelled "Beta" and we had no problems
> participating.
> PS: If anyone is curious to ping me on Cogent, try 2001:550:2:49::1:2.
> Thanks,
> Chase
> --
> *Chase Venters*
> Exceleron Software
> +1-972-852-2718

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