Switches and IPv6
Brad De Vries
devriesbj at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 06:45:42 PDT 2008
On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 9:12 PM, David A. Bandel <david.bandel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 4:23 PM, Brad De Vries <devriesbj at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 8:59 AM, David A. Bandel <david.bandel at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> <... stuff snipped ...>
>>> Personally, having been using IPv6 for years now (thanx to Linux'
>>> native IPv6 implementation -- see my SxS from 2006 on the subject), I
>>> like having more addresses available in my house than the entire IPv4
>>> has on the Internet. And since I have a /48, I can assign every
>>> customer several /64's. I have less than 1% of my assigned address
>>> space routed. And w/ OpenVPN IPv6 tunnel broker, those old crap
>>> routers that can't handle IPv6 (principally consumer-grade garbage), I
>>> just jump over those silly obsolete systems and tunnel an IPv6 block
>>> <... more stuff snipped ...>
>>> David A. Bandel
>>> Focus on the dream, not the competition.
>>> - Nemesis Air Racing Team motto
>> David, I'm sorry I can't help you with the POE switch issue but I'm
>> hoping you can help us by telling us where the IPv6 SxS is located. I
>> found this:
>> in the "Latest Submissions" section on the home page. However, when I
>> click on it, I get:
>> You don't have permission to access /networking/ipv6_for_beginners.html
>> on this server.
>> I'm guessing that's not what you wanted to present.
> Well, I've submitted several things to the SxS editors and they seem
> to fallen into a black hole.
> >From an ipv4 address, try this:
> >From an ipv6 address:
> Let me know if they're not accessible and I'll make sure they are on
> one of my other servers (instead of my home system).
> You can use showip in firefox and see if your browser is accessing an
> ipv4 address (red) or an ipv6 address (green).
> David A. Bandel
> Focus on the dream, not the competition.
> - Nemesis Air Racing Team motto
Thanks. I was able to access the IPv4 URL like Collins but I did run
into a security/certificate issue. Basically, there were two
1) The certificate was for site "tole" but was being issued by
2) The certificate expired on 6/27/2006 @ 1:23 PM.
I was able to override the security concerns and retrieve the
document, so thanks for making it available.
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