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Anybody else observed that bigben gained about 19 years at about 1:25pm
Tue Jan 1 14:54:33 NZDT 2002
$ /usr/sbin/ntpdate -q truechimer.waikato.ac.nz
server 188.8.131.52, stratum 2, offset -0.001089, delay 0.04276
1 Jan 14:49:38 ntpdate: adjust time server 184.108.40.206 offset
$ /usr/sbin/ntpdate -q bigben.clix.net.nz
server 220.127.116.11, stratum 1, offset 619315199.998172, delay 0.03613
1 Jan 14:49:55 ntpdate: step time server 18.104.22.168 offset
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I'm just wondering if there is any interest at all in having a peering
exchange of some kind in the Wairarapa. I know I've been thinking about
such a beast for a while, but at the moment there's only a couple of
ISP-like entities (that I know of) who might possibly be interested.
WISE Net would be happy to house such a beast if it could be shown that
there was sufficient interest, although I'm not sure we're exactly what
you might call neutral territory :)
So really what I'm asking is, is there anyone else out there? Do you
want to peer with us? With others? Have you got a network you want to
connect to others with in the Wairarapa at a central place?
Raise your hands now, or forever shall your cat5 be under-utilised :)
WISE Net | http://wise.net.nz
There is now an instance of an anycast I-Root name server attached to the WIX.
Those peering with the WIX route servers should be seeing an announcment for
From Wellington I'm seeing RTTs like this:
$ ping 22.214.171.124
PING 126.96.36.199 (188.8.131.52) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 184.108.40.206: icmp_seq=1 ttl=252 time=3.90 ms
64 bytes from 220.127.116.11: icmp_seq=2 ttl=252 time=1.12 ms
64 bytes from 18.104.22.168: icmp_seq=3 ttl=252 time=1.73 ms
64 bytes from 22.214.171.124: icmp_seq=4 ttl=252 time=2.07 ms
64 bytes from 126.96.36.199: icmp_seq=5 ttl=252 time=1.18 ms
64 bytes from 188.8.131.52: icmp_seq=6 ttl=252 time=1.62 ms
64 bytes from 184.108.40.206: icmp_seq=7 ttl=252 time=1.80 ms
64 bytes from 220.127.116.11: icmp_seq=8 ttl=252 time=1.92 ms
64 bytes from 18.104.22.168: icmp_seq=9 ttl=252 time=1.43 ms
--- 22.214.171.124 ping statistics ---
9 packets transmitted, 9 received, 0% packet loss, time 8080ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 1.125/1.867/3.905/0.782 ms
and from a host in Auckland which doesn't see the announcement I see:
$ ping 126.96.36.199
PING 188.8.131.52 (184.108.40.206): 56 data bytes
64 bytes from 220.127.116.11: icmp_seq=0 ttl=55 time=257.7 ms
64 bytes from 18.104.22.168: icmp_seq=1 ttl=55 time=255.9 ms
64 bytes from 22.214.171.124: icmp_seq=2 ttl=55 time=255.9 ms
64 bytes from 126.96.36.199: icmp_seq=3 ttl=55 time=256.8 ms
64 bytes from 188.8.131.52: icmp_seq=4 ttl=55 time=256.2 ms
64 bytes from 184.108.40.206: icmp_seq=5 ttl=55 time=257.9 ms
64 bytes from 220.127.116.11: icmp_seq=6 ttl=55 time=259.5 ms
64 bytes from 18.104.22.168: icmp_seq=7 ttl=55 time=256.5 ms
64 bytes from 22.214.171.124: icmp_seq=8 ttl=55 time=257.2 ms
--- 126.96.36.199 ping statistics ---
9 packets transmitted, 9 packets received, 0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max = 255.9/257.0/259.5 ms
Thanks to InternetNZ who funded this and to Packet Clearing House and
Autonomica for making it happen.
I sort of came along late in the 'news' game when the Major Telco's decided
to de-peer.. To that effect,
Does anyone out there have a solid explanation from them as to why they
chose to do what they
Joe, You used to work @ Clear.. Surely you have inside knowledge :)
Sorry if this is old news, if theres a link, post it please.
From: Keith Davidson [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Tuesday, 1 March 2005 14:19
Subject: Re: [nznog] I-Root Server avaiable at the WIX
Hmmm, so the aberrant nature of peering in NZ rears its ugly head... Seems
strange that the telcos would prefer to route offshore at a financial and a
performance cost, rather than peer in NZ and give their users faster speeds
and cost reductions...
>But it still says on Paradises website:
>Citylink Traffic is calculated in the same way as JetStart Traffic,
>exception of traffic delivered through the Wellington Internet
>(WIX), which is completely free!
And there's nothing inaccurate about that is there? They just don't
send any more traffic over WIX - but if they did - it would be free.
Anyway, good to see they aren't letting elegant solutions get in the
way of MORE MONEY!!!
Cheers - N.
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After much torment this weekend I have managed to get IPv6 running
nicely on a low end Cisco DSL router (Cisco 837). If anyone wants an
IPv6 connection at home (and a /48 block of real world IPv6 address
space) to experiment with, say yourself some grief and start with this.
Now if we can just get a critical mass of users we might be able to
tempt an ISP to offer native connections ... and actually use Joe's IPv6
F root server.
I'm talking about using NAT-PT to allow a native ipv6 network to talk to
an ipv4 network. Without some kind of protocol translation (aka PT)
ipv6 can't talk to ipv4. The reason this has to be done is because you
can't buy an ipv6 connection to an ISP in NZ yet.
From: Cameron Kerr [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Saturday, 26 February 2005 2:27 p.m.
To: Philip D'Ath
Subject: Re: [nznog] IPv6, NAT-PT
On 26/02/2005, at 1:25 PM, Philip D'Ath wrote:
> I'm trying to get NAT-PT support working on a Cisco DSL router to
> support native ipv6 clients behind it. I've done a lot of searching,
> and can't find the answers to what I'm doing wrong. I have two
Why are you using NAT with IPv6? There is very little reason pros for
using IPv6 with NAT, and many cons. Afterall, NAT is just a hack for
IPv4 to prevent address exhaustion. IIRC, ISPs are not to give out
single IP addresses, but rather /64 allocations.
Anyone care to correct me on this?
Telecommunications Teaching Fellow & SysAdmin ckerr(a)cs.otago.ac.nz