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Martin Paul Eve

Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck, University of London

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2012 has been designated the year of IPv6 launch and, to do my part, I have tweaked my infrastructure to ensure full, and future-guaranteed, IPv6 connectivity.

The following domains now support connections via IPv6:

martineve.com
pynchon.net
excursions-journal.org.uk
2bitpie.net

DNS may still be propogating, but all should be 100% within 48 hours.

In order to test this, and to enable permanent IPv6 connectivity to my home, I had to configure a 6-in-4 tunnel to my server box using OpenVPN and the instructions at zagbot. A note to anybody else trying this. The instructions imply that it might work for you without the "sudo /sbin/ip -6 neigh add proxy ${BASERANGE}:${V6NET}::2 dev eth0" line. For me, it did not. Before panicking that things aren't working, try it with that line!

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