Native IPv6?

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by James » Sat Mar 28, 2015 9:34 am
Is native IPv6 support in the works?
by dane » Sat Mar 28, 2015 4:27 pm
Coverage is not universal, but most members can enable IPv6 here:
https://members.sonic.net/connections/fusion/ipv6/

Note that due to the larger address size and encapsulation, IPv6 is a little slower than IPv4. This is why we haven't got it enabled by default for all members.
Dane Jasper
CEO
Sonic
by danielg4 » Sat Apr 04, 2015 10:27 am
That's not native IPv6, it's 6rd.
by dane » Sat Apr 04, 2015 10:56 am
danielg4 wrote:
That's not native IPv6, it's 6rd.


It is native IPv6 to the client, the 6RD is transparent, inside our network and CPE.
Dane Jasper
CEO
Sonic
by egontech » Sat May 30, 2015 8:34 pm
I have fusion service, but the link: https://members.sonic.net/connections/fusion/ipv6/, doesn't think I do.
by dherr » Sun May 31, 2015 7:14 am
Maybe you have "FTTN Fusion" ?

Or are still on "legacy AT&T DSL Fusion" ?

I can't remember how X2 factors in here.
by blakers » Sun May 31, 2015 7:51 am
IPv6 availability on FTTN currently depends on -- at least -- which hardware you're using; e.g. the Pace modem lacks the necessary firmware upgrade. It also appears that AT&T may also be uniformly blocking 6in4, 3rd-party tunnels.

cref: https://www.dslreports.com/forum/r30077 ... d-6rd-6in4
by cooperlees » Wed Aug 12, 2015 2:19 pm
"We're sorry, bonded modems are not currently supported with ipv6. Please contact Support if you have any questions. - See more at: https://members.sonic.net/connections/f ... EBo95.dpuf"

How do I obtain a non bonded modem so I can have native IPv6?

Happy to beta test anything here and help Sonic get IPv6 native working. I am a Network Engineer at Facebook and have a lot of experience and access to some of the best IPv6 network engineers in the world to help us make this work.

me@cooperlees.com if you want to discuss anything off forum (Or Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/cooperlees)

Thanks,
Cooper
by egontech » Sat Sep 26, 2015 8:30 am
Any progress on this? How can those of us so inclined help test features and functionality. Sonic is falling behind in this area (IPv6).
by darkzone » Sun Oct 04, 2015 11:10 am
cooperlees wrote:
"We're sorry, bonded modems are not currently supported with ipv6. Please contact Support if you have any questions. - See more at: https://members.sonic.net/connections/f ... EBo95.dpuf"

How do I obtain a non bonded modem so I can have native IPv6?
The easy answer is to put it into bridge mode and then use a router which supports 6rd. Works great that way.
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