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IPv6 in au was: [6bone] e.f.f.3.ip6.arpa status ? (16 April 2004 - try #3)

On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 09:13:11AM +0200, Gert Doering wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 11:47:02AM +1000, Anand Kumria wrote:
> > I only have 6bone address space and 'production IPv6 address space' is
> > unlikely to roll to .au around by 06/06/2006. 
> Why?  APNIC has the same IPv6 allocation rules as RIPE, and there is
> already *lots* of official IPv6 space in the AP region.

I don't know why. None of my various providers support IPv6 at present.

And yes people are asking. They eventually seem to contact me and get
some 6bone space or use he.net. 

> If I check the RIPE IPv6 allocation page, I can see 5 allocations in
> .au - this is not very much, but it's definitely a start:
> CONNECT-AU-19990916                                2001:0210::/35
> PI-AU-20040102                                     2001:0E28::/32

Neither of these are being routed.

> V6TELSTRAINTERNET-AU-20011211                      2001:0360::/32

Experimental tunnel service for around a year now. Probably, well 
according to the FAQ, it is being re-evaluated at the moment.

> NTTIP-AU-20020910                                  2001:0C78::/32

Unsure what their allocation policy/strategy is. 

> DATAFX-AU-20031112                                 2001:0DB0::/32

Providing tunnels to customers.

The rate of allocation is increasingly (4, 15, 1, 8, 14, 2 months
between them) shorter but still won't cover much of the .au ISPs by


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