Come Sunday, all U.S. Federal Govt. agencies must support IPv6 on outward facing Web sites

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at
Mon Oct 1 15:05:10 CEST 2012

On Tue, 25 Sep 2012, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols wrote:

> Anyone involved with this effort care to comment for publication on how 
> it's going, how you're doing it? Whether you're going to make it?

Apart from actually getting IPv6 working (TCP/80 succeeds), have there 
been any "failures"?

The swedish unemployment agency enabled their main website but when you 
connect to :443 on the IPv6 site, you get a notice that you need to turn 
off IPv6 in order to login. So if you have dual stack, you now have less 
functionality than if you had just IPv4. I've been trying to get them to 
fix this (for example by turning off IPv6) without success, and it's been 
like this for 4 months now.

They seem to not understand this, it seems they think they accomplished 
the "command" to be IPv6 enabled, even though they're achieving the exact 

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at

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