Yesterday's Windows update causes IPv4 to be default

Nick Hilliard nick at
Wed Nov 14 21:26:54 CET 2012

On 14/11/2012 20:12, Mike Jones wrote:
> Windows 8 performs the network connectivity test when you first
> connect to a new network; it caches this information and repeats the
> test every 30 days. The actual test for connectivity is a simple HTTP
> GET to an IPv6-only server that is hosted by Microsoft.

not so much "happy eyeballs" as "happy eye balls-up".  I'm struggling to
understand how and why this is a better approach to dual stacking than rfc


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