UPC will soon start ipv6-test under small group of customers




By Dimitri Reijerman , Friday, September 12, 2014 16:12, comments: 2 , views: 2 • Feedback
Submitter: Mr. Jinx

UPC start a short-term test in which a small group of customers ipv6 testing. Participants receive a dual-stack lite version of IPv6, in addition to a number of full ipv6 addresses for each user, a group ipv4 address to share via wet together.

Registration for the trial began earlier this week via the Chelloo forum. Meanwhile UPC registration closed and the cable company promises to let us know whether they can participate in the trial with ipv6. Part referrers within a week Only UPC customers with an Internet connection of 50, 120 or 200Mbit / s could apply.

According to UPC, testers will be provided with a dual-stack lite deployment of the IPv6 protocol. Besides a number of own ipv6 addresses participants must share a ipv4 address using network address translation. Use shall be made ​​of so-called aftr routers on the UPC network.

Trial participants should take into account some limitations in that they do not have their own public ipv4 address anymore. For example, port forwarding no longer possible, while cable modem can be. Not in bridge mode put Furthermore, UPC argues that testers are advised to install a good firewall on paired devices because there are direct connections with ipv6 gelegd.Hoeveel participants take part in the trial, could not tell a UPC spokesman Friday. It is still unknown when the public rollout of IPv6 exactly will take place. Ziggo has also not announced a timeline for its residential customers for the migration to IPv6.


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