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Re: IPv6 readiness

Post by murphy » Thu Feb 10, 2011 8:40 am

You can take most Linksys routers and install DD-WRT firmware in them to get IPv6 support.
That is how I am running IPv6 on my Linksys WRT320N router.
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Re: IPv6 readiness

Post by thunderbird » Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:18 am

murphy:
When you do IPCONFIG on your computer, do you see a 128 bit address?

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Re: IPv6 readiness

Post by murphy » Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:27 am

thunderbird wrote:murphy:
When you do IPCONFIG on your computer, do you see a 128 bit address?
C:\>ipconfig

Windows IP Configuration


Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : hsd1.pa.comcast.net
IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:55c:45f9:2149:219:d1ff:fee1:70a4
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::219:d1ff:fee1:70a4%11
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.5.2
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : fe80::225:9cff:fecf:37ea%11
192.168.5.1

C:\>
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Re: IPv6 readiness

Post by thunderbird » Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:12 am

Very good Murphy, thanks.

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Re: IPv6 readiness

Post by Dennis P » Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:20 pm

Support for IPv6 is on our radar, but we have no firm timeline for implementation yet. While it is "just a firmware" change on the Telo, it is not a small project by any means - it will requires changes on all aspects of our service.

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Re: IPv6 readiness

Post by leob » Thu Feb 17, 2011 12:57 am

Dennis P wrote:Support for IPv6 is on our radar, but we have no firm timeline for implementation yet. While it is "just a firmware" change on the Telo, it is not a small project by any means - it will requires changes on all aspects of our service.
Thank you, Dennis.

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Re: IPv6 readiness

Post by Davesworld » Fri Feb 18, 2011 12:43 am

IPV6 for VOIP during the several years of transition is going to be a very rocky path and I am not eager to dive in yet. Whether or not Ooma supports IPV6 will be a moot point for years to come. The biggest problem will be your isp who will likely NAT you for years before we are truly IPV6 from end to end. I feel that many people think that IPV6 differs mainly with the address word length but that is only the tip of the iceberg. It's different in almost every respect. We won't even have a good feel of how well it is going to work until at least 2013. Most carriers have far more ipv4 addresses allocated to them than they will use for years to come. Some will dual stack you in the near future and give you an IPV6 address on top of your IPV4 one and tunnel (network translation rears it's ugly head at yet another layer) you to the two or three major IPV6 sites that actually exist since so much of the internet backbone is IPV4 and will be for years to come. You thought double natting in your home network was bad, ha!

In the end IPV6 will help VOIP due to eliminating NAT issues but the road there will leave people with many periods of losing sip registrations and so forth. The idea of being cryogenically frozen until 2020 has crossed my mind but I better get my stent bypassed kidney stone shattered to gravel and heal up first so I am not in more pain when I thaw out. Nah, I have to put up with the transition like everyone else. :(

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Re: IPv6 readiness

Post by glmyers » Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:48 am

Now 6 years after this thread started the transition to IPv6 is well underway. The large ISPs now provide support IPv6 and a number of organizations have networks that are IPv6 only. The best estimate I've seen has 25% of the Internet using IPv6. Yes, IPv4 still has years to go before it is retired, but I would think Ooma would have a plan in place by now to work towards a transition. It would be comforting to know a plan is in place even if it is not ready to deploy.

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