Monthly Archives: June 2011

IPv6 Day

Today both google and facebook turn on their IPv6 addresses in their DNS servers for one day.

C:>ping www.google.com

Pinging www.l.google.com [2001:4860:800c::93] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 2001:4860:800c::93: time=29ms
Reply from 2001:4860:800c::93: time=32ms
Reply from 2001:4860:800c::93: time=68ms
Reply from 2001:4860:800c::93: time=28ms

Ping statistics for 2001:4860:800c::93:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 28ms, Maximum = 68ms, Average = 39ms

C:>ping www.facebook.com

Pinging www.facebook.com [2620:0:1c00:0:face:b00c:0:2] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 2620:0:1c00:0:face:b00c:0:2: time=102ms
Reply from 2620:0:1c00:0:face:b00c:0:2: time=125ms
Reply from 2620:0:1c00:0:face:b00c:0:2: time=94ms
Reply from 2620:0:1c00:0:face:b00c:0:2: time=95ms

Ping statistics for 2620:0:1c00:0:face:b00c:0:2:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 94ms, Maximum = 125ms, Average = 104ms

More Information

My ISP timewarner cable does not support native ipv6 yet, so I am still using he tunnelbroker for my home connection. Nonetheless it works pretty well.

Both most recent Tomato Firmware and Openwrt trunk version have built-in 6in4 and 6to4 support.

Update 1: http://test-ipv6.com/

Update 2: http://ipv6-test.com/