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Measuring World IPv6 Day - Some Glitches And Lessons Learned

Measuring World IPv6 Day - Some Glitches And Lessons Learned

Emile Aben

7 min read

As already stated by us and others, World IPv6 Day on 8 June, was a big success. No major issues came to light, and most minor issues that surfaced were resolved, and as such were a useful learning experience. In this article we provide details on some of the events we observed by looking at our me…

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Measuring World IPv6 Day - First Impressions

Measuring World IPv6 Day - First Impressions

Mirjam Kühne

5 min read

World IPv6 Day took place on 8 June 2011. The RIPE NCC did a number of measurements both before and during World IPv6 Day. We've done an initial analysis of the data and would like to share our first impressions and results with you.

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World IPv6 Day - Asymmetric 6to4 Measurements

World IPv6 Day - Asymmetric 6to4 Measurements

Richard Barnes

8 min read

RIPE NCC and BBN have been working on measuring the impact of 6to4 on the latency of Internet traffic. This article describes the measurement techniques used for this survey, and some initial findings based on measurements conducted at BBN.

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Experimental NAT64/DNS64 Service

Experimental NAT64/DNS64 Service

Raimundas Tuminauskas

2 min read

The Lithuanian research and education network LITNET has introduced the NAT64/DNS64 service at the TERENA Networking Conference (TNC2010) last year, and it has been running ever since. The main feature of NAT64/DNS64 is that it can not only be used as a usual NAT, but as a meeting point between tw…

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When Does World IPv6 Day Start?

When Does World IPv6 Day Start?

Emile Aben

4 min read

World IPv6 Day is on 8 June 2011. On this day, a lot of organisations, including some of the most popular ones like Google, Yahoo and Facebook, are going to provide IPv6 addresses for AAAA queries for their websites. This will make content available over IPv6 for one full day. Since DNS responses a…

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World IPv6 Day - IPv6 Eye Chart

World IPv6 Day - IPv6 Eye Chart

Emile Aben

3 min read

The RIPE NCC is doing some measurements for World IPv6 Day. One of them is the IPv6 eye chart, a web page that allows you to test your connectivity to selected dual-stacked web sites and World IPv6 participants. The goal is to see if an end user has connectivity problems to dual-stacked websites. T…

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IPv6 CPE Survey Results - May 2011

IPv6 CPE Survey Results - May 2011

8 min read

A couple of months ago we announced that we were going to redo the IPv6 CPE survey. Based on your feedback, a real survey was released at the end of April 2011. So far we have received over 100 responses. We'll keep the survey open to gather more information, but for now we would like to share some…

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RIPE NCC Measurements for World IPv6 Day

RIPE NCC Measurements for World IPv6 Day

Emile Aben

6 min read

As announced earlier, the RIPE NCC is going to measure World IPv6 Day. This article details the measurements we intend to do.

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Using the ‘Maximum Length’ Option in ROAs

Using the ‘Maximum Length’ Option in ROAs

Alex Band

4 min read

In the resource certification system you specify your routing policy via Route Origin Authorization (ROA) objects. One of the options you can set is the ‘Maximum Length’, which specifies the maximum length of an IP address prefix that the AS is authorised to advertise. In this article we will analy…

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Resource Certification Web Validator Released

Resource Certification Web Validator Released

Alex Band

3 min read

We have just released the RIPE NCC Resource Certification Web Validator. It will allow you to validate a Route Origin Authorisation (ROA) file against the RIPE NCC Trust Anchor through a web form, either online or locally.

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