[aklug] Re: Teredo via Miredo for IPv6 access behind a NAT

From: Greg Schmitz <greg@amipa.org>
Date: Thu Jul 11 2013 - 12:21:54 AKDT

On 7/9/13 10:50 AM, Erinn Looney-Triggs wrote:
> I keep meaning to mention this for all the IPv6 geeks out there. I have
> used sixxs via its AYIYA service but had never used teredo before.
> Certainly an interesting transition protocol for use behind a NAT, and
> an interesting using of the address space to encode information. Details
> here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teredo_tunneling
> Setting it up in Fedora (19) was dead simple. Install miredo-client and
> run it, though I would recommend switching your teredo server to
> something like Microsoft's (they are listed in the
> /etc/miredo/miredo.conf config file) instead of the experimental one.
> I haven't spent that much time using it but access to IPv6 only sites
> works. However, for me at least, dual stacked sites tend to prefer IPv4
> over IPv6 and I haven't figured out why.
> Anyway you can get miredo here if you don't have packages in your
> distribution:
> http://www.remlab.net/miredo/
> Perhaps someone with better access to things like real uplinks (GCI, MTA
> etc.) could set up a relay in Alaska? Most likely we end up getting
> routed through Hurrican Electrics relays.
> -Erinn

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