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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:
> 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
`` All actions take place in time by the interweaving of the
forces of Nature; but the man lost in selfish delusion thinks
that he himself is the actor.''
Lord Krishna to Arjuna in _The Bhagavad Gita_