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Checking if user is able to set up a router?

Started by Hannemaf, April 22, 2009, 06:51:00 PM

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don't know if it is part of a later rank.... but since checking AAAA records and web pages was already part of the game... what's about the idea to let the user create a special host behind a router?

it shouldn't be to hard to create a virtual machine with a specific hostname and then let the user confugurate his own machine to forward a IPv6 request to that host.

maybe that is a bit confusing..... ok here a faked traceroute:
routingcheck.tunnel.tserv6.fra1.ipv6.he.net: # traceroute6 ipv6.he.net

traceroute to ipv6.he.net (2001:470:0:64::2), 30 hops max, 40 byte packets
1  userhost.tserv6.fra1.ipv6.he.net (2001:470::2)  6.341 ms   7.621 ms   6.512 ms
2  gige-g2-4.core1.fra1.he.net (2001:470:0:69::1)  10.937 ms   5.086 ms   15.395 ms
3  10gigabitethernet1-4.core1.ams1.he.net (2001:470:0:47::1)  12.513 ms   10.336 ms   10.244 ms
4  10gigabitethernet1-4.core1.lon1.he.net (2001:470:0:3f::1)  20.604 ms   20.536 ms   17.315 ms
5  10gigabitethernet2-3.core1.nyc4.he.net (2001:470:0:3e::1)  87.628 ms   86.505 ms   89.052 ms
6  10gigabitethernet3-1.core1.sjc2.he.net (2001:470:0:33::1)  166.804 ms   165.291 ms   166.506 ms
7  10gigabitethernet1-1.core1.fmt1.he.net (2001:470:0:2f::1)  178.892 ms   170.906 ms   171.414 ms
8  ipv6.he.net (2001:470:0:64::2)  166.388 ms   166.056 ms   165.757 ms

but insted of submitting this, the tunnelbroker.net server would try to reach the machine with the name "routingcheck.tunnel.tserv6.fra1.ipv6.he.net".

hmm maybe I should sleep not write... it was a long day.

good night Hannemaf


Hannemaf might be onto something here.

How about some test which could verify static routes between ipv6 networks?

For example: I have several sites that have direct tunnels to HE and, because of their interplay, direct tunnels between each other.  What if there was a test which could verify ipv6 connectivity directly between these two networks?  (for instance, HE pings a host on network A through the tunnel interface to network B.)  This would likely make for a better one-time-test rather than a series of daily tests.

Forgive any poor conceptualization, as I am also writing this after a long day.



I agree with this test idea.  All the person needs to do is create a device on a network behind her HE /64 endpoint, tell the test software the IPv6 IP of the host.  HE.net then traceroute6s to the client. 

Extra points for the test taker if the client is specified by name and IPv6 DNS resolution works.   


So like if the web server and mail server tests already taken exist on machines behind the tunnel router....