IPv6 testing

NAT64check & More IPv6 @ APRICOT 2017

Some of the Deploy360 team were presenting at APRICOT 2017 last week, and there were other interesting presentations that are worth highlighting. Whilst we’ll cover the dedicated session on IPv6 deployment in this post, we’ll also do a round-up of some of the other IPv6-relevant presentations and tutorials in subsequent posts. Our colleague Jan Žorž had been asked Read more…


Deploy360 @ APRICOT 2017

The Deploy360 team will be busy next week at the APRICOT 2017 Conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Aftab Siddiqui and Jan Žorž will be co-chairing the Asia-Pacific BCOP BoF, Jan will be giving two presentations on DNSSEC/DANE and IPv6, whilst Aftab will moderate a panel about the APNIC transfer market. Our colleague Andrei Robachevsky will also be talking Read more…


RIPE DNS Measurements Hackathon 2017

The RIPE NCC will be holding its fifth Hackathon event on 20 and 21 April 2017 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This is an opportunity for operators, researchers and developers to help produce new tools to measure and visualise DNS data. The RIPE NCC operates a number of DNS related services, including the K-root server, and Read more…


NAT64check debuts at AFRINIC-25

AFRINIC-25 was held on 25-30 November 2016 in Flic-en-Flac, Mauritius and involved 240 participants from 48 countries. AFRINIC meetings are held twice per year and provide an opportunity for the African Internet community to come together to discuss governance, operational and infrastructure development issues, as well as attend training sessions that included IPv6, CERT management and network Read more…


New NAT64/DNS64 implementations available for public testing in Go6lab

This summer we’ve been busy in the Go6lab updating old NAT64/DNS64 implementations and adding new ones for public testing – A10 Networks and Jool NAT64 builds – as well as enhanced the pool of testing options we initially set up in 2013. First of all – what does public NAT64/DNS64 testing mean? While some people assign a Read more…


August 23rd, 2016 by | Posted in IPv6, IPv6 testing, Testing | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

Seville launches IPv6 Smartcity Pilot

There’s more happening in the IPv6 world this week with the launch of the Seville IPv6 Smartcity Pilot in Spain. The aim of the first phase is to monitor water quality, leaks and the pumping equipment within the city using IPv6 enabled 3G/4G devices using the IETF 6LoWPAN standard. 6LoWPAN enables wireless communications for devices with Read more…


RIPE 72 – Highlights from Day 2

The RIPE 72 meeting is happening this week in Copenhagen, Denmark, and we’re highlighting the presentations and activities related to the Deploy360 technologies throughout the week. Tuesday was all plenary sessions, but to kick-off we must highlight the presentation on the Internet of Things: What is the problem? by Shane Kerr (Beijing Internet Institute). The Read more…


More on IPv6 Performance

Last week, we highlighted a presentation given by Geoff Huston at RIPE 71 where he discussed the performance and reliability of IPv6. His conclusions were that if you can establish a connection, then IPv4 and IPv6 appear to have comparable performance, although currently the odds of establishing the connection still favour IPv4 for various reasons. RIPE Labs have followed-up Read more…


RIPE 71 – Highlights from Day 2

The RIPE 71 meeting is happening this week in Bucharest and each day we’ll be highlighting the presentations and activities related to the Deploy360 technologies. Most of Tuesday was taken up by the plenary session, but well worth highlighting is the presentation by George Michaelson on IPv6 deployment. Since 2010, APNIC has been collecting 12-15 million samples per day Read more…


New IPv6 Security Testing from go6lab

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In my go6lab, I often work with vendors to test the implementation of various IPv6 features and let them know how things are working in a real IPv6 network environment. Recently, we got a quite powerful firewall device from a vendor we’ve been working with for years to test out in the lab. In version Read more…


April 8th, 2015 by | Posted in IPv6, IPv6 testing, Security | 1 Comment