[Ma-linux] About to get FIOS--Some Questions
jhart at kevla.org
Thu Mar 18 19:57:46 EDT 2010
If you go FOIS, make sure they DO NOT cut your copper line.
Also, if you are running servers note they most likely port filter.
> I've just learned my building now has FIOS trunks. Seems, as soon as
> my building management can reach agreement on marketing with Verizon, we
> residents will be able to opt for FIOS. Me? I can hardly wait.
> I'm curious about a couple of things ---
> Supposed Verizon is behind IPv6, but has anyone actually received a
> block of native v6 addresses from FIOS? Will they even know what the
> heck I'm talking about when I ask?
> Frankly, I'd be perfectly happy to go IPv6 exclusively, but doubt that's
> an option yet. Am I wrong?
> Alternatively, how dynamic are FIOS dynamic IPv4 addresses? Do they
> change hourly? Daily? Weekly Monthly? Hardly ever? All the time? In
> other words, is the approx $20 extra for a static IP worth the hassle if
> one needs to be reliably routable?
> Thanks in advance for all wisdom on this.
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