Test your connectivity for World IPv6 Day

Erik Kline ek at google.com
Sat May 28 19:26:02 CEST 2011

> "For Windows users:
>        Microsoft made a fix available specifically for 8 June 2011,
> please follow instructions in MS Knowledge base article 2533455. Note
> that this fix will expire 10 June 2011."
> Curious what this special hotfix is about, I went to
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2533454/
> There it says:
> "The following Fix it solution will resolve the issue by configuring
> your computer to prefer IPv4, instead of IPv6. By default, Windows
> prefers IPv6 over IPv4. This Fix it solution is temporary, to resolve
> issues on World IPv6 Day for affected Internet users. On June 10, 2011
> at 12:00AM, your computer will be configured to prefer IPv6 again after
> your next reboot."
> Is it me, or is this very lame?
> Sort of defeats the idea op an IPv6 day.

For anyone planning presentations of W6D measurement data, this is
probably a good date to keep in mind.  Anyone wanting to measure
before and after brokenness will need to have several days of data
afterwards in order to see what's *really* fixed versus what just
appears to be fixed.

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