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Volume 214, 201923rd International Conference on Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics (CHEP 2018)
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|Section||T8 - Networks & facilities|
|Published online||17 September 2019|
IPv6 in production: its deployment and usage in WLCG
European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN),
CH-1211 Geneva 23,
2 STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 0QX, United Kingdom
3 ISC, Lumen House, Library Avenue, Harwell Campus, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 0SG, United Kingdom
4 Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Na Slovance 2 182 21 Prague 8, Czech Republic
5 Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, Notkestraße 85, D-22607 Hamburg, Germany
6 Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, United Kingdom
7 Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, D-76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
8 Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973-5000, U.S.A.
9 Port d’Informació Científica, Campus UAB, Edifici D, E-08193 Bellaterra, Spain
10 Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (CIEMAT), Madrid, Spain
11 INFN, Sezione di Milano, via G. Celoria 16, I-20133 Milano, Italy
12 Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom
13 Helsinki Institute of Physics, Gustaf Hällstriömin katu 2, FI-00014 Helsinki, Finland
14 Nikhef, Science Park 105, NL-1098 XG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Published online: 17 September 2019
The fraction of general internet traffic carried over IPv6 continues to grow rapidly. The transition of WLCG central and storage services to dual-stack IPv4/IPv6 is progressing well, thus enabling the use of IPv6-only CPU resources as agreed by the WLCG Management Board and presented by us at CHEP2016. By April 2018, all WLCG Tier-1 data centres should have provided access to their services over IPv6. The LHC experiments have requested all WLCG Tier-2 centres to provide dual-stack access to their storage by the end of LHC Run 2. This paper reviews the status of IPv6 deployment in WLCG.
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