Welcome to www.ipv6.surfnet.nl,
a playground for IPv6 at SURFnet. Please have a look at the authoritative
site www.surfnet.nl for more information
IPv6 is the successor of the current version of the Internet Protocol,
(IPv4). IPv4 is beginning to show problems, like a shortage of addresses.
IPv6 fixes many problems and has improvements to IPv4 like network
autoconfiguration. Both protocols wil probably coexist for some time. But
eventually IPv6 is expected to replace IPv4.
SURFnet introduced IPv6 within its network in January 1997. In the
beginning by using IPv6-in-IPv4 tunnels. But at this moment our backbone
is completely running dual-stack (IPv4 as well as IPv6) and work is in
progress to introduce native IPv6 in more places.
SURFnet users are encouraged to obtain a native IPv6 connection to