IPV6

Great Job Jotform

After successfully logging into Jotform today, I received the below email. Way to go, Jotform, for successfully deploying IPv6. More companies should do this. #win #kudos

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Yet another case for IPv6 for service providers

So recently I have been posting about the Cambium Networks QOE box I have been testing. After having this run for about a week I figured I would share this tidbit about usage. 55.39% of my traffic is IPV6 traffic. Most of this would be streaming traffic to various folks like NetFlix and Amazon and gaming traffic. My household consists of three people. No kids. Implement IPV6 now if you are a service provider and thank me later. https://blog.j2sw.com/networking/wisps-ipv6-is-the-answer-to-some-of-your-issues/ #packetsdownrange

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Preseem now supports IPv6

https://docs.preseem.com/changes Features IPv6 Preseem now supports IPv6 for all use cases. This includes the ability to assign subscribers a prefix of arbitrary length. IPv4 with Prefixes of Arbitrary Length Previously Preseem modelled subnet assignments to customers as a number of /32 assignments. For example a subscriber who was assigned a /30 would result in four internal /32 mappings. Preseem now supports assigning any prefix length to a subscriber without expanding these into /32 entries internally.

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Hurricane Electric Route Filtering Algorithm

The following is from http://routing.he.net/algorithm.html . This outlines the criteria HE.NET uses for filtering routes from peers and customers. This is the route filtering algorithm for customers and peers that have explicit filtering: 1. Attempt to find an as-set to use for this network.1.1 Inspect the aut-num for this ASN to see if we can extract from their IRR policy for what they would announce to Hurricane by finding export or mp-export to AS6939, ANY, or AS-ANY.1.2 Also see if they set what...

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WISPs: IPv6 is the answer to some of your issues

Many Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs), especially newer startups, struggle with nat issues and having enough public Ip addresses to go around. Invariably, you start running into double nat issues pretty quickly. Then you get the dreaded gamer call: Many times they don’t know why they are even calling. They just know the magic box is saying this is bad. This is related to how many layers of nat between your edge and them. Many times you are natting at the edge, then...

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ARIN resources and the Service Provider

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) can be intimidated by all of the facets of working with the American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN). I have put together a guide that outlines common things you, as a service provider, need to do. This guide is not an end-all how-to. Throughout, I am posting videos and links taken from the ARIN site to help. This article is more of an outline of what a service provider needs to do. The majority of the steps below will...

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Hurricane Electric now requires IRR and filters invalid RPKI

If you are a Hurricane Electric customer you may be receiving e-mails like the following: What does this mean for you as a service provider? If you use Hurricane Electric as transit or peer with them on an exchange you will need to have ROAs for your blocksand have routing registry objects. I did a tutorial based upon Arin which can be found at: https://blog.j2sw.com/networking/routing-registries-and-you/ In short you need to do the following: Create a mntner object (equivalent of a user account) to give you...

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Netflix, IPV6, and affects of queing

While trying to get my Playstation to download the latest “No Man’s Sky” download quicker I figured I would share a little torch action.  This is showing my wife’s Ipad talking to Netflix while she is watching a streaming TV show. Keep in mind this is just an Ipad, not some 4k TV. Some things to note as you watch this (no sound). 1.Uncapped the connection bursts to 50-60+ megs. 2.The slower your que the connection the more time it spends downloading data.  At slower ques...

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