IPv6 is the newest version of the Internet Protocol. It is designed to supersede IPv4 as it offers many more addresses.

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Why does Google Chrome listen on port 8000?

Occasionally when starting up a development server (again), it will die with the message that the port 8000 is already in use. Running $ lsof -n -i4TCP:8000 | grep LISTEN then reveals Google ...
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Is there a way to enable/disable IPv6 without restarting Chrome?

chrome://net-internals/dns#dns has a button which allows us to enable IPv6 for Host resolver: This is how it looks like after clicking Enable IPv6: How do I revert to the previous state without ...
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IP Helper service uses 50-60% CPU every 1 minute for 3-4 seconds on Windows 7

I have checked everything - all the processes in the process explorer. IP Helper service is causing CPU usage of over 50 % every 1 minute for 3-4 seconds then comes back to normal. In the task ...
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DD-WRT and native IPv6

There have been a couple of questions on this topic but as things have evolved somewhat since then, so I'm opening a new thread. My ISP has started offering native IPv6 and I'm trying to get DD-WRT ...
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What might be causing specific IPv6 HTTPS servers to send an excessive number of RST packets?

Client browsers on my IPv6-enabled home network hang and time out when attempting to load https:// URLs from specific IPv6 sites, such as ones operated by CloudFlare. In those situations, the live log ...
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How to make FTP Server in Mavericks listen on IPv6 interfaces?

Althought native IPv6 connectivity is not yet possible with my ISP, I can access IPv6 websites via 6to4 tunnel. The Server App in Mac OS X Mavericks comes with FTP features. However it seems to accept ...
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Window Server 2012 throttling incoming IPv6 network file sharing operations

Short version IPv4 download from server: fast IPv4 upload to server: fast IPv6 download from server: fast IPv6 upload to server: slow Full version I am copying files from a GBe desktop to a GBe ...
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Forward IPsec tunnel from IPv4 endpoint to IPv6 endpoint

I have a new ISP and only have a Dual Stack - lite connection now. That means I can't access my router via IPv4 anymore, since the external IPv4 address is private. I have native IPv6 connectivity. ...
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Can't ping Linux IPv6 bridge from host

I'm using a Linux box with two network interfaces as bridge (br0) and one system (X) behind the bridge with its own IPv6 address configured. Its other end is connected to a router. The bridge ...
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How to setup pfSense 2.0 for TunnelBroker.net?

What is the procedure to create an IPv6 tunnel in pfSense 2.0? pfSense 2.0 (RC3) supports creation of a GIF tunnels: The help is pretty generic, and pretty unhelpful: In pfSense 2.0, GIF ...
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Safari proxy bypass for IPv6

I'm a first-time n00b on Mac (but have been doing computers since before PC's). This Mac has 2 VLANs, vlan0 in IPv4, vlan1 in IPv6. Safari can surf via IPv4 squid proxy OK. Safari can surf via IPv6 ...
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disable IPV6 on specific interface with redhat on vmware

I tried to disable IPv6 on specific interface using IPV6INIT=no on the interface script. its working great on all server accept ones that run on Vmware. any idea? im using redhat 5.2, on vmware ESX
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How to specify IPv6 link-local bind address in smb.conf?

Using samba 4.1.17-Debian I have tried the following smb.conf entries to bind samba to the link-local ipv6 addresses interfaces = fe80::d270:36a5:ac03:37ea%br0 fe80::/10 ::1 bind interfaces only = ...
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How do I remote SSH into an IPv6 address behind a router firewall?

I have this fancy new ubuntu server I just built assembled, and I'm trying to set up ssh from anywhere so I can keep it headless. I've been able to set it up locally, and as long as I'm on the ...
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Windows 10 is not using my IPv6 address by default

I have IPv6 addresses from sixxs.net but if I ping a host that has both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses (i.e. www.google.com or www.facebook.com) I get the IPv4 address on windows 10 but on all the windows 7 ...
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How to share my IPv6 Internet connection via Wi-Fi from my Windows PC to my Android devices?

According to Using Wireless Hosted Network and Internet Connection Sharing, our Internet connection can be shared to other devices via Internet Connection Sharing and wireless Hosted Networks. However ...
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windows 7 prefer ipv4 over ipv6

I have ATT Uverse for my internet. A few months ago we had problems and they installed a new router. All of a sudden google and facebook are using ipv6 and are getting horrible performance, they ...
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ipv4tov6 address translation in windows7

I have a windows7 PC connected to a IPv6 network. On the PC I have an application that needs to communicate with another IPv6 machine. The application can only be configured with an IPv4 address. Is ...
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TCPDUMP Network IPv6 Packets

I am new to tcpdump tool and I am working in the analysis of network packets, I have analysed the IPv4 Ip packtes generated in case of wifi. But Now I am running my android phone in sim's 3g network ...
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IPv6: Cannot reach outside of LAN (OpenWrt Router connected to ISP Router through Wi-Fi)

Hello dear server expert, I would like to ask for you help for my installation. I have a Freebox Revolution (I am French and my ISP is Free). The box provides IPv4 and IPv6. Every computer connected ...
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How do I configure ipv6 on a LXC configured bridge?

I am trying to figure out how I can add IPv6 to lxcbr0 that LXC creates. The IPv4 could be configured in /etc/default/lxc-net but I find nothing about IPv6. Can this be done? I am running Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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Only Google, Facebook, Wikipedia and select other sites loading

I have a new Speedport 724v Type B router which reports that it is successfully connected to the internet. The problem is: only Google, Facebook, Wikipedia, and a select few other websites load. Most ...
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Unable to connect to IPv6 from Windows 8.1 via OpenWRT router

I'm new to Ipv6 and trying to learn it. So, I decided to use 6to4 tunneling from Hurricane Electric in my OpenWRT router since my ISP does not provide IPv6. It work perfectly in my router. But when I ...
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PPTP VPN only using IPv6 Connections?

I followed this tutorial to set up a PPTP VPN: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-setup-your-own-vpn-with-pptp Once complete, I connected to it with my desktop and noticed I ...
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How do i make Chrome use an IPv6 address from my hosts file?

I have a Windows 7 machine that's running Ubuntu in a VM. The VM has an interface configured as an IPv6-only, host-only network. The network is statically set up, and all that seems to be working. ...
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Wireless, IPv6: no network, unidentified netword at random

I have been reading other threads and trying suggested steps but nothing seems to work for me. 50% of time the internet works fine, sometimes it slows down sometimes there is no connection at all. The ...
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Windows 7 / PuTTY drop IPv6 TCP connections on brief outages

This is an IPv6-version of the following question: Why Windows 7 / PuTTY drop TCP connections even on very brief outages? After moving from IPv4 to IPv6, I've noticed that my IPv6 connections would ...
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Login to Hamachi using IPv6 times out

My cable modem uses IPv6 and so does my LAN. I want to connect my laptop to the hamachi service. However, the laptop tries to connect via IPv4 and this attempt fails. The network configuration of my ...
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No DNS requests in Windows 7, nslookup works, ping and tracert can't resolve

I was trying to bring my old desktop computer back from the dead and faced a problem I couldn't deal with. The main issue is what I've written in the title - nslookup works, ping and tracert give a ...
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DMZ Linux host in IPv6 network with changing prefix

I have the following scenario: My home network is connected to the internet via IPv6, the router advertises the network prefix in the network so devices are auto-configured. The network prefix ...
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How to access internet from HYPER-V guest machine which uses IPv6 Only?

I have Windows Server 2012 installed in my laptop with Hyper-V activated. I have a wireless network interface with which I can connect to the Internet from the physical machine as well has the ...
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::1 vs 127.0.0.1 for iis local sites

I have a local site which is running at admin.mysite.com. I have set up the iis config to point to the correct folder. When i enter the following entry in my hosts folder 127.0.0.1 admin.mysite.com ...
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How to check if protocol 41 (6to4) is filtered by ISP without changing the network configuration?

Obvious way (just setting up 6to4 tunnel and pinging) fails because ip command seems to be read-only on my VPS: can't change any networking-related settings. So I try using raw sockets: ...
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How to redirect local connection to my things in IPv6 on linux?

With IPv4 I can make some program connect to my service instead of where it wants using REDIRECT and DNAT targets in OUTPUT chain in iptables (sometimes combined with -m owner) In IPv6 hovewer I ...
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How to install IPv6 on Windows 2003

How do you install IPv6 on Windows 2003 ... and get it working ? I'm trying to add IPv6 to one of my development machines which is Windows 2003. I've followed the knowledge base article on MSDN, and ...
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IPv6 addresses in dnsmasq

As I need to use dnsmasq to route all requests on *.local to my local machine (and use there an IPv6 addresses), i set up the dnsmasq like this: /etc/dnsmasq.d/my-local.conf address=/local/::1 ...
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Reject routes for IPv6Tunnel in Windows 10

I am currently using Hurricane Electric's IPv6-Tunnel for IPv6-connectivity from my office computer (IT staff approved!). Now I realized that HE.net has a peering dispute with Cogent. So all ...
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IPv6 SLAAC address being added to interface when it shouldn't

I have built a Linux based router for a network testing environment. The machine has 4 physical ethernet ports wan lan0 lan1 lan2 All 3 lan* interfaces are bridged on my lan device. I am running ...
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Android phone issue with internet connection via WLAN shared by virtual wifi from my laptop

I try to share my internet connection from my laptop (win7) via virtual wifi to my android phone (Samsung Gio). In an elevated cmd I enter netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=VWiFi key=xxx ...
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Slow ipv6 transfer speed with an ubuntu laptop

ipv6 transfer speeds on my laptop running Kubuntu 15.10 are really slow : less than 1Mb/s whereas it is more than 10 times faster with ipv4. It occurs both with wifi or wired connection. I've tried ...
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How does Linux handle reachabletime variable of RA message in IPv6 neighbour Discovery Protocol?

I send a IPv6 RA message whose reachabletime is 5s and an echo request to a linux system like CentOS6.5/Ubuntu12.04. Then I send a NA message upon receiving the NS message linux sending. After ...
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How do I make my dd-wrt router obtain a WAN IPv6?

My ISP, Andrew & Arnold, provides IPv6 natively. I'm using dd-wrt in my router. How do I make it obtain the WAN IPv6 and distribute it to computers in my network?
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Hyper-V private/internal network providing ipv4 address

I have Ubuntu 15 running under Hyper-V. When I use external network then the VM is assigned with an ipv4. When I switch to internal or private network, the VM is assigned with an ipv6 instead. A side ...
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IPv4 or IPv6 for local DNS server?

I am a bit inexperiencied with networks. I have set up and dns server in a virtual machine on Debian 8 using dnsmasq. To test if it was working, I gave it only one record: www.facebook.com with ...
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Unable to run apt-get install at kali linux

I was trying to update my kali2.0 machine through apt-get update,I properly configured sources.list as per kali linux repositories I checked my Internet connection and its working fine,myself ...
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IRC connect time on IPv6 using linux

I am in need of some help. When I connect to IRC servers by IPv6 it has taken upwards of 6 minutes to connect. But when i use v4 it takes seconds. This happens on all irc servers that I have tested ...
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Force Squid to connect to sites over IPv4 rather than IPv6

Is there any feasible way to force a select amount of domains to use IPv4 connectivity rather than IPv6 with Squid, whether its via acl other another method? I'm aware of the dns_v4_first config ...
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NAT64 using Tayga

I have successfully configured Tayga to facilitate NAT64. I gave a dynamic pool as 10.0.64.0/24. Currently, I have 2 IPV6 hosts configured and trying to ping an IPV4 host through the NAT64 server. ...
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Windows 7 not request/response multicast FF02::1

I have write a simple UDP client & server code to test multicast address via IPv6. But I found an interesting thing, that I can't send messages to FF02::1 (same when I ping it). I have used ...
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IPv6: Router Advertisement only works for 8 seconds

(I already asked this in the IPFire forum but didn't get an answer) I have setup a native IPv6 connection using a bridge as documented in http://wiki.ipfire.org/en/add-ipv6/ipv6/extended. IP ...