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Re: ICANN registrar supporting v6 glue?

  • From: Chris L. Morrow
  • Date: Fri Jun 29 15:13:48 2007

On Fri, 29 Jun 2007, Barrett Lyon wrote:

> > If you deploy dual-stack, it is much easier to keep doing the DNS
> > queries
> > using IPv4 transport, and there is not any practical advantage in
> > doing so
> > with IPv6 transport.
> Thanks Jordi, not to sound too brash but, I'm already doing so.  I am
> trying not to deploy a hacked v6 service which requires an incumbent
> legacy protocol to work.
> > Of course, is nice to have IPv6 support in as many DNS
> > infrastructure pieces
> > as possible, and a good signal to the market. Many TLDs already do,
> > and the
> > root servers are moving also in that direction. Hopefully then the
> > rest of
> > the folks involved in DNS move on.
> I would like to support v6 so a native v6 only user can still
> communicate with my network, dns and all, apparently in practice that
> is not easy to do, which is somewhat ironic given all of the v6 push
> lately.  It also seems like the roots are not even fully supporting
> this properly?

there are providers that have (in the US even if that matters) ipv6
connected auth servers, that could even help. I can't seem to make one of
them want to be a registrar too :( but... maybe Ultra/Neustar could do
that for you?