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Setup local name server to serve IPv6 addresses for my domain
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In order to use IPv6 you probably need to setup things so that your sites can be reached over IPv6. I manage my own DNS server for my domain so decided to make my DNS server reachable over IPv6.  This did not sound too complicated.

This required 2 things:

  • Ensure that Bind 9 was configured to receive and respond to queries on this address
  • Tell my registrar about the IPv6 address of my domain

I checked my DNS software, Bind (v9), and it did not seem to be responding to DNS requests to the IPv6 address. A quick look around indicated that I had to add an extra block in the options section of named.conf

options {
 directory "/etc/named";

 // required to listen for ipv6 queries
 listen-on-v6 { any; };
....

My registrar is

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