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Topic # 103570 11-Jun-2012 12:50
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Whats this SLingshot? You don't even have an APNIC IPv6 allocation yet? Geez.
<@SlingshotNZ> @JAMMAN2110 Hi, the modems are IPV6 ready, the network supports IPV6. We haven't allocated any IPV6 ip's yet and won't until we buy some-Ben

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  Reply # 638883 11-Jun-2012 13:03
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Sounds like a cop out to me, APNIC made is stupidly simply to get v6 space, You login and click a button and based on your IPv4 allocation they give you a suitable IPv6 size, Seems to start at a /32




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  Reply # 639386 12-Jun-2012 02:54
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I thought that they had been allocated 2404:4400::/28 over a year ago.

If I were to take a wild stab, I'd say that it seems more likely that the methods they're using to manage bandwidth don't work correctly/are inefficient with IPv6 traffic.




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  Reply # 639589 12-Jun-2012 12:18
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kyhwana2: Whats this SLingshot? You don't even have an APNIC IPv6 allocation yet? Geez.
<@SlingshotNZ> @JAMMAN2110 Hi, the modems are IPV6 ready, the network supports IPV6. We haven't allocated any IPV6 ip's yet and won't until we buy some-Ben




If there is no demand. There is no point in purchasing them at this point.

SS have IPv4s still to use up.





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  Reply # 639902 12-Jun-2012 20:58
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Geekzone IPv6 stats

0.16% of the months web site hits on IPv6.  not exactly critical mass....




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  Reply # 639921 12-Jun-2012 21:26
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Regs: Geekzone IPv6 stats

0.16% of the months web site hits on IPv6.  not exactly critical mass....


Well, there's only 3 residential ISPs that offer IPv6 and only one does it by default. (XNet is a trial, not sure about Uber? Snap does it by defaultk, but dynamic prefixes)


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  Reply # 639972 12-Jun-2012 23:39
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NZCrusader:
kyhwana2: Whats this SLingshot? You don't even have an APNIC IPv6 allocation yet? Geez.
<@SlingshotNZ> @JAMMAN2110 Hi, the modems are IPV6 ready, the network supports IPV6. We haven't allocated any IPV6 ip's yet and won't until we buy some-Ben




If there is no demand. There is no point in purchasing them at this point.

SS have IPv4s still to use up.



But when new websites start popping up with only ipv6 space, slingshot will still be issuing 'old internet' addresses and you might need to change isp to access these new websites.




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  Reply # 639973 12-Jun-2012 23:41
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What happens if a ipv6 user visits a website that only has a ipv4 address?



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  Reply # 639979 13-Jun-2012 00:16
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heavyusr: What happens if a ipv6 user visits a website that only has a ipv4 address?


If you only have v6, you own't be able to get to it. However most people will be dual stacked, have both v4 and v6..


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  Reply # 639992 13-Jun-2012 07:02
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I bet they don't even support SPDY too! Outrage, etc.

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  Reply # 640646 14-Jun-2012 12:36
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raytaylor:
NZCrusader:
kyhwana2: Whats this SLingshot? You don't even have an APNIC IPv6 allocation yet? Geez.
<@SlingshotNZ> @JAMMAN2110 Hi, the modems are IPV6 ready, the network supports IPV6. We haven't allocated any IPV6 ip's yet and won't until we buy some-Ben




If there is no demand. There is no point in purchasing them at this point.

SS have IPv4s still to use up.



But when new websites start popping up with only ipv6 space, slingshot will still be issuing 'old internet' addresses and you might need to change isp to access these new websites.




Anyone wanting to provide information on the internet via webpages would have to be an idiot not to dual stack, as most of the world is still using IPv4. Would be a huge marketing blunder on their part.

Scenario simply wouldn't happen, unless the site is specifically intended for IPv6 capable users viewing only. (eg IPv6 test page)


In any case there are other methods of enabling connectivity between IPv4 and IPv6 networks.


If hosts are not wise enough to utilize, then its their loss.




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