Yesterday's Windows update causes IPv4 to be default

Sander Steffann sander at
Fri Nov 16 23:01:03 CET 2012

>> My intern is looking into IPv6-only-izing VMware, but ran into issues
>> with software updating, because '' sits in Akamai
>> and has only IPv4.
> IPv6-only Ubuntu hosts have a similar problem; there are enough IPv6-reachable package mirrors that regular updates work fine, but the release-upgrade process requires a connection to a v4-only host. Unfortunately it's hosted by Canonical, not Akamai, so they'll have to v6-enable it themselves (and there's no sign of that happening).

Many people have mailed them, pushed them, etc. They just don't seem to get it...

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