Re: [v6ops] IPv6 & iOS9 - interesting factoids in this Ars Technica post

Ross Chandler <ross@eircom.net> Thu, 18 June 2015 18:30 UTC

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Subject: Re: [v6ops] IPv6 & iOS9 - interesting factoids in this Ars Technica post
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> On 18 Jun 2015, at 18:26, Alexandru Petrescu <alexandru.petrescu@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Right, thanks for the pdf method.
> 
> Le 18/06/2015 12:09, Czerwonka Michał 1 - Hurt a écrit :
>> https://developer.apple.com/videos/wwdc/2015/?id=719   and get PDF
>> 
>> slide 26
>> 
>> What Works?
>> IPv4 address literals, in NAT64 + DNS64 networks
>> New for OS X 10.11 and iOS 9
>> Use higher-layer networking frameworks
>> • NSURLSession and CFNetwork-layer APIs
>> Client supplies IPv4 address Literal
>> • OS synthesizes IPv6 address
> 
> looks like a method to make IPv4 work in the hotspot of a smartphone connected to an IPv6-only APN.
> 
> Maybe we have to wait to see IPv6 work in the hotspot of a smartphone connected to an IPv6-only APN.
> 
> Akex

It would be nice if anyone can clarify if “Client supplies IPv4 address Literal - OS synthesizes IPv6 address” is Apple’s way of saying they’ve implemented 464xlat.

Ross