Monthly Archives: September 2010

ipv6 PTR Records and Mail

Ran into a small issue with a colleague’s email getting flagged as spam.  SpamAssassin, didnt like the fact that his PC (which defaults to IPv6 if available) didnt have  PTR record.  As Windows 7 has IPv6 privacy extensions on by default there was no … Continue reading

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Not quite naked without my NAT but feeling the draft

One of the promises of IPv6 is that its supposed to do away with the evils of NAT! My Favorite book so far on IPv6 is “IPv6 in Practice” and he writes on one of the benefits of IPv6 Abolition … Continue reading

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More notes after the fact…. It was surprisingly easy actually. Started out on Torix.  Most everything locally can be had via the route servers.  One small annoying thing… Who the hell came up with show ipv6 bgp sum Whoever decided … Continue reading

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OK, added smtp mx records as well. I dont really use the domain for email, but I am sure my dog will chew up some spam. I wonder how long before he gets some spam from the crawlers…. … Continue reading

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First Apache site

v6 apache… Well, it was almost as easy as restart… I added the quad A record for, and it resolved as expected…. netstat -na showed 0[vinyl4]# netstat -na | grep LISTEN | grep 80 tcp46      0   … Continue reading

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Hello world!

So, why the blog ?  Well, I have been working on understanding IPv6 in my network and for customers and thought I should be capturing along the way what I have been learning.  So why not in blog format.

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