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Accelerating IPv6 Adoption With Proxy Servers
Posted by: Jordi on Thursday, September 23, 2004 - 09:52 AM
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IPv6 presents a catch-22: the most popular web sites on the Internet don't have any incentive to switch to IPv6 until a large portion of their userbase is on IPv6, and their user base does not have a large incentive to switch to IPv6 until many of the popular Internet destinations support IPv6.

My proposed solution is simple: Configure a proxy server that serves IPv6 requests, passing those requests through to underlying IPv4-only servers that not have yet been transitioned to IPv6.

This article describes how to configure Apache's proxy server to fill this role, and suggests a few ideas for use.

 
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