Category: IPv6

The State of IPv6 in Canada

Posted by Andree Toonk - January 5, 2011 - IPv6
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IPv6 deployment statics in Canada, demonstrate that the Canadian transit market is being taken over by large global transit providers

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IPv6 deployment in 2010, how far are we?

Posted by Andree Toonk - December 20, 2010 - IPv6
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We are nearing the end of 2010 and while we’re all sitting around the Christmas tree something else is nearing its end. We’re just a few months away from IPv4 exhaustion; the end of the IPv4 lifetime is insight. This will have many organizations rush to implement IPv6 in their networks.  So how far are [...]

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Strange IPv6 bogon Announcements

Posted by Andree Toonk - June 11, 2010 - bogons, IPv6
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This Friday a number of BGPmon.net users have received an alert message informing them that their AS was announcing a new IPv6 prefix. I too got an alert email and was surprised to when I saw the prefix that was detected, as the prefix detected was an ‘invalid’ IPv6 prefix. This is the message I [...]

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Routing diff report, Rancid for BGP

Posted by Andree Toonk - January 12, 2010 - BGPmon.net, IPv6
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Just like many you, I use rancid to track changes in configurations of our routers and switches. This week BGPmon.net released a new feature called ‘routing report’, you can think of this as a Rancid for your BGP routing table. Every day BGPmon compares the announcements by your ASN with those of the day before. [...]

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The Vatican taking the lead in IPv6 rollout?

Posted by Andree Toonk - October 26, 2009 - IPv6
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IPv6 deployment statistics. Which country is leading in the deployment of IPv6. We tried to answer that question by looking at the BGP tables.

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New IPv6 deployment statistics

Posted by Andree Toonk - April 23, 2009 - IPv6
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Did you ever wonder what the current status of IPv6 deployment is and which country is taking the lead?  A number of sites provide information about IPv6 deployment; each one uses a different way of measuring the usage. From traffics measurements, to the reach ability of popular websites over IPv6, to the growth of the [...]

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Who is operating IPv6 tunnel services?

Posted by Andree Toonk - January 18, 2009 - BGPmon.net, IPv6
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In order to migrate to IPv6 different methods are available, one of them is using IPv6 in IPv4 tunnels. These tunnels come in different flavors, static tunnel or dynamic tunnels. Dynamic tunneling protocols such as 6to4 and teredo use anycast technology. A number of organizations have employed 6to4 or teredo relays and it’s not always [...]

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BGPmon now has full IPv6 support!

Posted by Andree Toonk - November 25, 2008 - BGPmon.net, bogons, Hijack, IPv6
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I am happy to announce that BGPmon now has full IPv6 support! This means that you can now monitor your IPv6 prefixes just as you are monitoring your IPv4 prefixes. All the codes, alarm messages etc are they same as for IPv4. It took a while because I had to write a few new libraries [...]

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IPv6 bogons

Posted by Andree Toonk - November 2, 2008 - bogons, IPv6
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BGPmon is gradually being extended with IPv6 support, the newest IPv6 feature is IPv6 bogon detection comparable to the already existing IPv4 bogon detection page. IPv6 bogons are defined as IPv6 prefixes which are not allocated by the RIRs.  All IPv6 bgp updates are compared to a list of known valid prefixes. If the update [...]

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Interesting IPv6 prefix

Posted by Andree Toonk - October 12, 2008 - BGPmon.net, bogons, IPv6
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As you probably already found out, BGPmon tries to detect IPv4 bogon announcement and publishes them on the BGPmon.net website. For this I am using the list published by team cymru (great resource!). Quite some bogons are detected every day, although most of them are “just” RFC1918 space.  And luckily most of them don’t seem [...]

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