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I want to hear from anybody that is using IPV6 for webhosting. Any troubles?
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Question by:Scott Fell,  EE MVE
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by:Pradeep Dubey
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There is no issue. you can use it but you should know about IPV6. Check the link
http://blog.asmallorange.com/ipv6/

Check below link ppls are useing this.
http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=1041870
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
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@pradeep08_81, I have googled ipv6 and saw those links already as well as many others.   My question is what is your own experience?
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bevhost earned 500 total points
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I have found that sometimes fault reported are not dealt with the same urgency they would receive for IPv4.  However on the whole, no problems.  I have been hosting websites on IPv6 for quite a while now.
http://box4.bevhost.com/
http://box6.bevhost.com/
Are both the same web site.
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
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I couldn't get to box6 via verizon wireless.
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by:bevhost
ID: 39183139
Maybe you don't have an IPv6 address.
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by:bevhost
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box6.bevhost.com has IPv6 address 2607:f878:1:668::84

box4.bevhost.com has address 96.9.149.84
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
ID: 39183184
One of my web host's is suggesting if I start using IPv6 that it will not work with some ISP's and I guess this is what they are talking about.  I now have to pay for IPv4 IP's and no charge for IPv6.  For getting secure cert's I need the single IP.  Although I may be upgrading in the next couple of months and switch from windows 2008 to 2012.  I believe that should allow me to have multiple certificates on one IP instead of one for one.
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by:bevhost
ID: 39183330
You can use the same Certificate on both IPv4 and IPv6.

The best is to have both an IPv4 address and an IPv6 address.

This way clients who have :-
IPv4 Only
IPv6 Only
Dual Stack (both)
can connect to your server.
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
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Right, but the problem is I can't get anymore IPv4's without paying extra monthly charges.  I think I just need to wait to upgrade to windows 2012.  

Thanks!
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