Android 2.2 does IPv6, and … answers ping’s

Interesting: A HTC Wildfire with Android 2.2:does IPv6 when it’s provided via RADVD on a Wireless LAN… answers ping6-messagesHere’s a dump from the webserver’s logfile, and then a ping6 to that IPv6 address of the Android.

2001:838:3ba:a:baab:bbbb:aaaa:b – - [31/Jan/2011:23:46:21 +0100] “GET / HTTP/1.1″ 200 1173 “” “Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; U; Android 2.2.1; nl-nl; HTC_Wildfire_A3333 Build/FRG83D)

Top 10 tasks for IPv6 application developers

Many IT people, who are unfamiliar with IPv6, believe the responsibility for IPv6 deployment falls on the network-teams. However, those who are knowledgeable about IPv6 realize the migration to IPv6 will involve any system that uses an IP address. As the network teams prepare the infrastructure for the addition of IPv6 we should alert our application developers and make sure they are ready for the challenge that awaits. This article contains some of the key issues that application developers will need to know as they make their applications function properly in a multi-protocol world.

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What advertisers and agencies need to know about IPv6

Unconvinced the only reason for the switch from IPv4 to IPv6 centers on the ability to connect more devices to the Internet and online content, I took the question to the engineering community. I’ve been thinking about this for more than a year, asking advertising and marketing folks their opinions on the topic. Few know about the next generation protocol. So here are a few reasons the ad industry needs to know.

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Verizon Launches IPv6 Transition Services

Verizon’s (VZ) professional services arm has introduced a service to convert networks to IPv6, anticipating that large organizations will soon need help with such projects.
Complete info at CIO, PC World and ComputerWorld.

IPv6 Survival Guide in the TechNet Wiki now available

The new IPv6 Survival Guide in the TechNet Wiki contains a new organization of links to Microsoft and third-party resources on IPv6. Because this is a TechNet Wiki topic, feel free to review and add resources that you have found valuable in learning about or evaluating IPv6 for your networks.

Source: IPv6 TechNet Blog

Level(3) is offering IPv6 Transit

Level(3) is providing IPv6 transit to customers today as they recently delivered this service to one of the TXv6TF board members. Unfortunately, the total number of IPv6 routes they are providing is not quite as high as their competitors. Direct analysis of the routes available today show that Level(3)’s IPv6 routing table is around 2800 routes while others are providing closer to 3800. This appears to be due to the lack of proper IPv6 peering with Google and Hurricane Electric. Time table for addressing this is believed to be within the next couple of months.