Category Archives: General

Slides Now Becoming Available

For those of you who missed the recent meeting at Rice University in Houston, Texas, Slides from the presentations are now being posted. In addition, many of the presentations will be available for viewing on line. More information as it becomes availa… Continue reading

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Agenda almost final for 2013 TXv6TF meeting at Rice University In July

Speakers from Oracle, Cisco, ARIN, Hurricane Electric, Secure64 and others are now confirmed for the TXv6Tf meeting July 17 & 18 at Rice University in Houston. Join us! Continue reading

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IPv6 and DNSSEC, does your county government support them?

The Texas IPv6 Task Force has launched a project to report on adoption of IPv6 and DNSSEC by the County Governments of Texas. See http://maps.txv6tf.org for the report and contact your commissioner’s court if you see that your county is not suppo… Continue reading

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Welcome to World IPv6 Launch Day

Today is world IPv6 Launch Day.
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North America IPv6 Summit in Denver Features Stephan Lagerholm as Speaker

The North American IPv6 Summit is happening April 10-11,2012 in Denver, Colorado. Stephan Lagerholm, TXv6TF board member, will be speaking at the conference on Wednesday at 11:15am as part of the Enterprise and IPAM track, one of three tracks scheduled… Continue reading

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TXv6TF Board Members Speaking at Recent Conferences

So far, February has been a busy month for the TXv6TF. Stephan Lagerholm spoke on the 17th at a IT security conference for the University of Texas System on IPv6. His talk is available here. Stan Barber spoke on the 23rd at the annual TTVN conference. … Continue reading

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IPv6 Fragmentation

Bill Cerveny of Arbor Networks has a great post on IPv6 Fragmentation. It works a bit differently in IPv6 from IPv4 and it’s a very important difference. This is especially true when considering how to implement a security policy. Fragmentation is one of the few uses of IPv6 extension headers seen regularly in the wild [...] Continue reading

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A Short Bit of Post World IPv6 Day Analysis

Both the European exchange points providing IPv6-specific traffic reports showed an increase in IPv6 traffic on World IPv6 Day. AMS-IX showed a a small increase (peaking at 2.9Gbs), but may not be statiscally significant. Based on looking at the year-to-date IPv6 traffic, it looks like the jump in IPv6 traffic started in February 2011 with [...] Continue reading

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When will Ars Technica add IPv6 to its website?

Ars Technica has posted an excellent article on their reasons for waiting to deploy IPv6 on their web properties. For those of you facing a similar decision, it’s a good opportunity to compare your thoughts with theirs. From reading the article, … Continue reading

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Good Blog Post on IPv6 Security Concerns

This blog post covers some significant items that ever enterprise should review when adding IPv6 to an existing network. This is not a comprehensive list, but is an excellent place to start when considering IPv6 security additions to an existing genera… Continue reading

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@txv6tf is now active!

Updates to this web site will be posted on Twitter. So, please follow @txv6tf if you want to be notified about changes to this site via Twitter. Of course, RSS will continue to be available as it has been since the site went on-line.
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SoftLayer is the Official Hosting Provider for TXv6TF

Some of you may have been wondering how TXv6TF would be impacted by the merger of The Planet (our official hosting provider since TXv6TF started) and SoftLayer. The news is outstanding. SoftLayer will continue to provide TXv6TF with hosting services, just as The Planet did. However, it gets even better. The new site is now [...] Continue reading

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