[pydotorg-www] Fwd: Re: Connection problems with IPv6 - persistent for more than a month now

Michael Foord mfoord at python.org
Sun Feb 13 15:10:08 CET 2011


Hello Matthew,

See the reply from Ralf below. He is able to connect with IPv6.

Michael

On 13/02/2011 14:08, Ralf Hildebrandt wrote:
> * webmaster at python.org<webmaster at python.org>:
>> A user having trouble with python.org over ipv6. He assures us he
>> *can* connect to other sites with ipv6 and has provided some
>> diagnostic information.
> I'll check, since I'm also using IPv6 :)
>
>> I'm 98% sure this problem is on your end - if I had to hazard a guess
>> I'd say your webserver(s) or firewall are silently dropping IPv6
>> connections to port 80. Could it still be a weird browser or stack
>> issue - sure, they're complicated software and could be
>> mis-configured or have bugs, but can *you* reach the site over IPv6?
> $ wget -6 http://python.org
> --2011-02-13 15:07:03--  http://python.org/
> Resolving python.org... 2001:888:2000:d::a2
> Connecting to python.org|2001:888:2000:d::a2|:80... connected.
> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
> Length: 18848 (18K) [text/html]
> Saving to: index.html.1'
>
> 100%[==============================================================================>]
> 18.848      37,1K/s   in 0,5s
>
> 2011-02-13 15:07:03 (37,1 KB/s) - index.html.1' saved [18848/18848]
>
> $ head index.html.1
> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
> "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
>
>
> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
>
> <head>
>    <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
>      <title>Python Programming Language&ndash; Official Website</title>
>        <meta name="keywords" content="python programming language
> object oriented web free source" />
>    <meta name="description" content="      Home page for Python, an
> interpreted, interactive, object-oriented, extensible
>
>


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