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Re: v6 gluelessness

  • From: Matt Larson
  • Date: Fri Jan 18 17:54:05 2008

On Sat, 19 Jan 2008, Randy Bush wrote:
> >I don't know what the process is for getting IPv6 addresses associated 
> >with host records in the VGRS COM/NET registry, but it seems like good 
> >information to share here if you find a definitive answer.
> 
> i will.  i am trying to document ops processes for v6 in my feeble way, 
> doing it in a blog-like fashion.  e.g. for the sage of doing it at one 
> small set of servers see <http://rip.psg.com/~randy/ipv6-westin.html>. 
> more clues would be appreciated.  i am hoping all this will seem trite 
> and passe in six months or so.
> 
> but if we can not find a way to get AAAA glue added to gTLDs such as the 
> com zone, we have a *serious* impediment to v6 deployment that needs to 
> be fixed quickly.

The .com/.net registry has supported AAAA RRs for over five years
(since May, 2002).  The issue you may be encountering is that not
every .com/.net registrar supports them.

Matt