IPv6 NAT from a webhosting perspective

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IPv6 is something that’s been coming for a long time now, to address the shortage of IPv4 addresses. If you’re not familiar with the problem, it goes like this: Networked devices need addresses to find and talk to each other. When the internet was invented there was capacity to address up to 4 billion devices. […]

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New IPv6 allocation for Anchor

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As mentioned on this blog a few times before, we’re committed to getting IPv6 happening at Anchor. While the live rollout date is probably still a while away, we have at least begun making some inroads on the progress. Today we received our IPv6 allocation from APNIC: 2407:7800::/32 That equates to about 2^96 IP addresses, […]

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New IPv4 allocation for Anchor

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Nobody is under any pretences that IPv6 will be close to 100% usage globally any time soon, so despite many entities having firm IPv6 plans or infrastructure already in place, demand for IPv4 is still strong. With that in mind, we’ve just acquired a new allocation from APNIC which will hopefully see us through until […]

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IPv6 Implementors Conference

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I was dropped a quick note by one of the speakers at the IPv6 Implementors Conference which is being hosted by Google – http://sites.google.com/site/ipv6implementors/conference2009/ Sadly I had no idea this conference was on, as it looks like a valuable opportunity to learn about IPv6 and the progress it is making in the wild. I did […]

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The Future Of The Internet

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On day two of Linux Conf I was able to attend two presentations on IPv6 – System Administration Consequences of the Endgame of IPv4 and the Deployment of IPv6 by AARNET’s Glen Turner and Google and IPv6 by Angus Lees. Both were extremely informative and made it clear to me that we need to start […]

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