[dns-operations] An simple observation
rubensk at nic.br
Fri Sep 26 07:36:45 UTC 2014
> Registrars making it difficult to add AAAA addresses. Inertia.
> CDN's not supporting IPv6 nameservers.
> Yes. they need more incentive to update their system.
> Actually, I firstly pay attention to the dual-stack in DNS is the setting to keep the independence of DNS transport and DNS records(RFC4472). I think this setting in a way provide a reason for Registrar/Registry/CDN not doing so.
Newest ICANN gTLD registrar contract, RAA 2013, require IPv6 support from registrars. As their old contracts (RAA 2009) expire over the course of the next 3 years, they will have to. All new gTLD contracts required IPv6 glue and IPv6 delegation support from start, and most previous gTLDs (if not all) and ccTLDs have both IPv6 glue and delegation support at this time, whether required or not.
Some CDNs (like Cloudflare) provide IPv6 by default, while some (cof... cof... something that ends with mai) require clients to upgrade.
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