[AusNOG] IPv6: Where's my tunnel?

David Gwynne loki at animata.net
Thu Mar 7 13:03:30 EST 2013

On 07/03/2013, at 11:36 AM, Chris Jones <chrisj at aprole.com> wrote:

> On 07/03/2013, at 9:59 AM, Paul Gear <ausnog at libertysys.com.au> wrote:
>> On 03/07/2013 08:06 AM, Paul Brooks wrote:
>>> ...
>>> Perhaps. If you'd prefer a tunnel to AU rather than all the way to US...
>>> You can get a free IPv6 tunnel from the ARNNET Tunnel Broker 'for non production use'-
>>> considerably better latency for local sites than running to HE -
>>> http://www.aarnet.edu.au/network/network-operations/protocols/ipv6  and
>>> http://broker.aarnet.net.au/
>> The AARNet broker has been broken for some time (no pun intended). I've raised this with Steve Walsh, but he was struggling with limited time, obsolete equipment, and other priorities last time we spoke about it.
>> I tried it again just now, and the tunnel creation is still broken.
>> Paul
> Tunnel creation seems to work, so long as you don't request a subnet to be routed.

last time i played with it, you could request and account and all that on the web interface, but had to use the gw6c client to get a tunnel with the network behind it. i think asking the web interface assumed a /48 while aarnet are only handing out /56s.


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