[CentOS-mirror] discussion about ipv6 availability for msync.centos.org

Tue May 24 04:52:50 UTC 2016
Andrew Yong <me at ndoo.sg>

Please add 2406:f000:30f0::199 for http://mirror.0x.sg/

(mirror update rsync task pulls from 2406:f000:30f0::199 which is not
the same as the AAAA record of the webserver)

On Tue, May 17, 2016 at 6:04 PM, Fabian Arrotin <arrfab at centos.org> wrote:
> Just a status update about ipv6 for msync.centos.org
> As of today, we now have 30 nodes (out of 69) having ipv6 connectivity
> on the nodes behind msync.centos.org
> Instead of just advertising the AAAA record for msync I'd like to
> implement it through a specific record (maybe like msync-v6.centos.org)
> The reason  is that if you have ipv6 and that we don't have your ipv6
> address in the whitelist, I'm afraid that rsync will try over ipv6
> directly, and so would be blocked as long as we don't have the proper
> ACL in place for ipv6 mirrors
> So the idea would be to have something like
> msync-v6.centos.org::CentOS-v6, and ask you to provide us the ipv6
> address for your mirror (we can already do that in advance if you
> advertise AAAA record on your side for your mirror) and so it would be
> an "opt-in" thing (at least as a start)
> Then, we can decide to merge the ACLs and also have AAAA record for
> msync , after enough people will have confirmed that everything works.
> Ideas, comments, suggestions ?
> --
> Fabian Arrotin
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