News of 2002This page contains the news items from the year of 2002.
2002 was the year where SixXS started and the provisioning system was set to use at IPng.
The PoPs started this year where:
SixXS opens its doors to the publicWednesday, October 23rd, 2002
AMS-IX IPv6 Awareness DayWednesday, October 23rd, 2002
AMS-IX IPv6 Awareness Day, SixXS will be presented there and taken in to action by the visitors. They will start using the AMS-IX PoP. Allowing a quick peek into the future and a step into the world of IPv6 for many ISPs connected to the AMS-IX.
Multiple Power Failures in AmsterdamWednesday, November 6th, 2002
PSINet Europe's PoP, demun01 airsSaturday, November 9th, 2002
Reverses changed to sixxs.netWednesday, November 13th, 2002
gw (gateway) is the SixXS PoP side of the tunnel which will be seen on outgoing traceroutes, cl (client), is the endusers side of the tunnel as will be seen on incoming traceroutes. Examples:
Getting a 'personalized' reverse for a tunnel endpoint is not possible.
PoPs section renewedFriday, November 15th, 2002
Points of Presence section now contains a map depicting the physical locations of the PoPs provisioned by the SixXS system.
Ghost Route HunterSunday, December 1st, 2002
Ghost Route Hunter and can be found in our Misc section.
Ghost Route Hunter - IPv6 DFP availabilityWednesday, December 11th, 2002
GRH now also shows the availability of DFP's
This way we can follow which DFP's are actually assigned and being announced.