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posted by n1 on Thursday May 05 2016, @06:36PM   Printer-friendly
from the not-yet dept.

APNIC reminds us that "there are now a large number of ISPs, data centres, cloud services, and software that now support IPv6" and "enabling IPv6 can be as simple as clicking a button on your WiFi router."

I turned it on, with Comcast I received an IPv6 route but no DNS server. Fortunately, Google Public DNS has unmemorable addresses, which I was able to configure manually.

2001:4860:4860::8888
2001:4860:4860::8844

It works. "There's only one thing left for you to do: Turn it on!"

[ ed: What are the alternatives to Google's Public DNS? ]


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  • (Score: 1, Touché) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday May 05 2016, @07:13PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday May 05 2016, @07:13PM (#342191)

    I suspect that becoming an IPv6 expert could lead to some lucrative consulting gigs as it gets rolled out world-wide.

    Yeah it's exactly like Y2K except there's no deadline and no compelling reason to switch and nobody cares about it. So lucrative.

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