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IPv6 DNS Measurement Stats

NIC IPv6 DNS Measurement Measuring who all are querying for or domain, what they are querying for and from where they are querying. NIC had tested its IPv6 connectivity with internet peers on June 8, 2011 (World IPv6 day) and next year on World IPv6 Launch Day (June 6, 2012), we had launched our IPv6 DNS Server (having address 2405:8A00:1000::2) along with some websites.  Our IPv6 DNS Servers are live from day one onwards and today we are receiving roughly 54000 queries per hour over IPv6 for various and domains. In this paper, we are showing the following statistics:-        1. Who all are querying us     2. What they are querying for     3.    From which part of world we are getting the hits For taking out the bellow stats, we analyzed 7, 69, 00,000 (roughly 7.7 crore) IPv6 queries.     AS wise Query Statistics Autonomous System number (ASn) wise query stat gives us the unexpected results. Although we were pred