IPv6 site status

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Site Discussed with local networking team Asked for some IPv6 addresses Has IPv6 addresses IPv6 allocation IPv6 enabled hosts (1) IPv6 hostnames resolvable via IPv6 (2) Joined HEPIX gridftp testbed Joined HEPIX phedex testbed Dual-stack worker nodes Dual-stack grid services (e.g. xrootd, SRM, gridftp) Notes Date last updated
RAL Tier-1 Yes - ongoing Yes Yes ::/64 No No No
UKI-LT2-Brunel Yes Yes Yes ::/64 Yes Yes Yes Yes (DPM) Yes IPv6 services in production: Argus and ArcCE/HTC 2014-09-30
UKI-LT2-IC-HEP Yes Yes Yes ::/64 Yes Yes Yes (but since left) Yes (Storm & DPM) Yes Yes 2014-09-30
UKI-LT2-QMUL Yes Yes Yes ::/48 (for grid cluster) Yes No No Yes (Storm) Test VLAN including additional dual-stack perfSONAR host which also does jumbo frames. RIPE atlas probe.
UKI-LT2-RHUL Yes Not yet No No No No IT will look into after 10GB link commisioing in Sept14 2014-08-12
UKI-LT2-UCL-HEP Yes No No No No No Central IT IPv6 project still in early stages.

UKI-NORTHGRID-LANCS-HEP Yes Yes No No No No Still on the local networking team's vast to do list - aim to push for an IPv6 host or two by Hallow'een. 2014-08-19
UKI-NORTHGRID-LIV-HEP Yes Yes No No No No No Central services have a goal by the end of the year to start to support IPv6; HEP has priority; poss. IPv6 addressability in the winter/spring 2015 2014-08-13
UKI-NORTHGRID-MAN-HEP Yes Yes Yes 2001:630:22:1004::/64 No No No NNW is ready and will be happy to help us setup IPv6 at the site. We have the IPv6 subnet which may or may not change in the future. 2014-09-15
UKI-NORTHGRID-SHEF-HEP Yes Yes Yes 2001:630:63:3::41c5:101 Yes No No No 2014-09-09
UKI-SCOTGRID-DURHAM Yes Yes No Waiting for networks team to enable IPv6 routing on campus core network
UKI-SCOTGRID-ECDF Yes Yes No No No No No We have the ability to enable IPv6 for networks where requested. Deployment plan yet to be finalised (involves the collaboration with administrators of the end hosts involved, availability of management and monitoring services). Enthusiastic in principle but reservations on how best to implement.

UKI-SCOTGRID-GLASGOW Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes (left to join Phedex) Yes (DPM) Building a dual stack test cluster. 2014-8-13
UKI-SOUTHGRID-BHAM-HEP Yes Yes No No No No Have requested IPv6 addresses from University central IT. Waiting to hear back. 2014-08-14
UKI-SOUTHGRID-BRIS Yes No No No No No University ready and willing - limited manpower at site 2014-08-13
UKI-SOUTHGRID-CAM-HEP Yes Yes Yes 2001:630:212:e10::/64 No No No No University ready and willing - limited manpower at site 2014-08-12
UKI-SOUTHGRID-OX-HEP Yes Yes Yes 2001:630:441:900::/56 Yes No No Some Testing stage 20140930
UKI-SOUTHGRID-RALPP Yes No No No No No IPv6 Now enabled on Campus routers - Waiting for Central testing to finish before the make address spaces available to departments.

(1) Hosts with AAAA records exist in the public DNS, e.g.

dig AAAA netmon00.grid.hep.ph.ic.ac.uk


netmon00.grid.hep.ph.ic.ac.uk. 300 IN AAAA 2001:630:12:580:207:43ff:fe11:ffb0

(2) Hostnames can be resolved from an external IPv6 only host, i.e. local DNS server has AAAA record, e.g.

dig netmon00.grid.hep.ph.ic.ac.uk


ns0.ic.ac.uk. 86400 IN A

ns0.ic.ac.uk. 300 IN AAAA 2001:630:12:600:1::80