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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How to prefer ipv6 over ipv4 only for specific websites?

I only have ipv6 connectivity via a HE tunnel on my router, so normally I want to prefer ipv4 over ipv6. For some websites however, I would like to prefer ipv6. Right now I have just set ...
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How to IPv4 through IPv6?

My ISP (Unitymedia Germany) tunnels IPv4 traffic through slow and unstable CGNAT (they call it "AFTR", which seems to be a similar thing) but comes with reliable and native IPv6. Now, is there any ...
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Cisco - client can ping but router not

I configured a HE.net IPv6 Tunnel on my router which has two WAN ports. The strange thing is that all clients are able to ping IPv6 hosts on Internet, but my router cannot ping anyone. Here's the ...
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Ubuntu can't connect to IPv4 sites, and some very odd network behavior

I'm on Ubuntu 15.04 with Chrome up to date. I've been having a strange problem recently. My internet connection is wireless broadcasted from DSL (AT&T U-Verse to be exact). Viewed with ifconfig, ...
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How to setup an ad-hoc network in Ubuntu using IPv6 address?

Please guide me to setup an ad-hoc network setup between two ubuntu linux machines with the IPv6 protocol. I believe this command will help me to configure an IPv6 address but what about the gateway ...
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Native IPv6 on Debian Router

After my old Tomato USB router died I started using an old netbook with Debian Wheezy installed as my home router. I have two WLAN interfaces and one LAN interface. wlan0 has internet access and wlan1 ...
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How do I protect my hosts in an IPv6 world?

I realize that IPv6 adoption is a long way off but I'm trying to understand the basics in order to stay ahead of the curve, and also just for fun. Communicating using IPv6 is no problem. It works ...
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Different servers on the same port ipv4 / ipv6

Say I have two TCP servers A and B. A is an ipv4-only server listening on 127.0.0.1:10000. B is an ipv6-only server listening on ::1:10000. Can I start these on the same machine? That is, how are IP ...
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Windows DNS Change IPv4 vs IPv6

I want to change my DNS settings in Windows and I want to use the Google DNS Servers. In all tutorials (Microsoft or Google) I read change IPv4 OR IPv6.. What does it mean? If I change only IPv6 ...
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Block (nullroute?) an IPv6 hostname using /etc/hosts

I'm trying to prevent my web browser from communicating with certain hosts (mostly ads and tracking). I have a list of such hosts in my /etc/hosts file. For IPv4 I can do: 255.255.255.255 ...
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Getting LAN clients to use IPv6 tunnel of Debian router

I have a Debian Jessie powered server which acts as router for our home network. I have succesfully managed to set up an IPv6 tunnel using TunnelBroker and traceroute commands return succesfully. ...
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Mac listening on port 80 for both IPv4 127.0.0.1 and IPv6 ::1 with SSH tunnel, but connection is not possible with IPv4?

I am connecting with openssh to a remote server, running a web server which I need to access as if from the server itself. Therefore I use ssh-tunneling, like this: sudo ssh -L 80:127.0.0.1:7065 ...
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Some sites extremely slow! How to determine if its IPv6? and disable it?

My internet is extremely slow on some sites, the famous ones. Google, Facebook, etc. But then, the very next minute, they are superfast. I got to know from somewhere that this is due to clogging and ...
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Is there any way to serve http from behind a typical home NAT/router (from inside a LAN)

I seem to remember reading that something in IPv6 could help with this. I thought I would ask here to see if per-to-peer http could be a possibility these days. I am familiar with hole-punching, but I ...
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Cannot get an IPv6 address on Debian

I am using Debian 7 with the newest updates. I have a block of IPv6 adresses from my provider and, according to the provider the DHCP server is setup so that I should get an ip automatically (I even ...
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How to set up Teredo tunnel and share it?

How do I enable Teredo tunneling to the default Microsoft server mentioned in the Wikipedia article (teredo.ipv6.microsoft.com)? Google did not find any documentation, reliable or otherwise, to do ...
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Can ping but cannot search

I have a problem with IPv6 connectivity. I have searched a lot of web sites, but I cannot find a solution. Here is the ping output: Ping ipv6.l.google.com [2404:6800:4005:c00::67] (with 32 bytes of ...
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DNS Resolution Issue - Error 105

I cannot connect to the internet. I am having issues resolving DNS (Error 105) in all browsers on my Dell XPS 15 laptop running Windows 8 64x. There is also a dual boot with linux Mint running that ...
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Why can I not (re-)install IPv6 on Windows XP Home laptop?

Years ago for some unknown/mistaken reason I uninstalled IPv6 on one of my XP laptops. I have not been able to reinstall IPv6 - neither via the commandline nor the GUI. The error message is: ...
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How do I get Tomato to use IPv6

My ISP provides native IPv6 and it works great when I connect directly with my macbook to the ethernet port. I get a ipv6 assigned and all IPv6-only sites works great. But when connecting through my ...
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Do modems affect IPv6ness?

I have a 11year old modem. However from my knowledge it isn't giving me problems. I ran an ipv6 test I got "10/10" for for your IPv4 stability and readiness and 0/10 for IPv6. I then tried running it ...
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Can I allocate IPv6 addresses to directories of my web server?

I am running an apache server on a Debian machine and I have 1 IPv4 addresses and 20 IPv6 addresses. I want to run two websites of this server, can I allocate a directory an IPv6 address so that I can ...
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Contiki OS Rime + IPv6

I have a network of sensors which run the RIME protocol with custom muli-hop connections. I intend to connect this network to an outside network (IPv6). But my question is that whether RIME and IPv6 ...
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Ipv4 properties tab greyed out

I am facing this problem of IPv4 and IPv6 properties tabs greyed out and not able to change the settings of the same. I have tried many solutions given online such as netsh commands and antivirus and ...
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How to autoconfigure IPv6 route

I configured a simple router that should provide IPv6 connectivity to machines that are on LAN behind it. The router has 2 network interfaces (eth0, eth1), machines have 1 (eth0). On router's eth0 is ...
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port forward in INPUT level

I want to change the destination port of the ipv6 packet in the INPUT level. So I tried to use ip6tables with nat in the INPUT level but seems this command does not work # ip6tables -t nat -I INPUT ...
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Running tunneled IPv6 in Windows 8.1 without gogo6 Client

I have just discovered that my ISP (IT Fastweb) provides IPv6 services to home users. Willing to try out connectivity, I have read their page about configuring IPv6 with gogo6 client. Their guide ...
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IPv6 only works incoming and localy on FreeBSD 8.4

I am running FreeBSD 8.4 and have trouble with IPv6. I can connect to my server from outside, connect locally to my jails. But from the server I cannot connect to the outside world. When I ping6 to ...
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IPV6 at home: my ISP delegates me a static IPV6 /56 subnet, how can I set up an IP scheme & DHCP6 for my network?

My network looks like this: (Cable Modem/Router) <-> (PfSense Router) <-> (Internal Hosts) The IP (changed for security) of my cable modem is: IPv6 Address ...
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Routing 6to4 packets through NAT

I have a linux router(dd-wrt w/o ipv6 module, no space for that) and a linux PC(Arch linux). I'm trying to setup my router to forward 6to4 packets(protocol 41) to my PC and setup the tunnel on it. ...
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Linux- OPENSUSE ipv6 related configurations in sysctl.conf lost after reboot

I am using: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64) VERSION = 11 PATCHLEVEL = 1 I added the following parameters to /etc/sysctl.conf: net.ipv6.conf.default.accept_redirects = 0 ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium cannot connect to internet via wireless or ethernet connections

I have an HP laptop and I cannot connect to the internet even though it says "Internet Access". When I try I get "Cannot access page", then the browser closes and searches for a solution that results ...
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IPv6 network config on virtual box running two Srv2008R2 and Win 7

am trying to set up a test network on my windows 7 laptop to run in an IPv6 environment. basically i have downloaded virtualbox 4.3.12 latest version then created three virtual machines, two are ...
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Setting up IPv6 internal network with WiFi access point

first of all I'm completely new to ipv6 so please forgive me if I'll say something stupid. I'm trying to setup an ipv6 internal network to test an application I wrote ( yeah I can code for ipv6 but I ...
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Is it possible to get two IPv6 networks to communicate over IPv4 Internet in this case?

I have a setup of a laptop connected to a cellular IPv4 network (3G usb dongle) and PC connected to another IPv4/IPv6 network. Both have been configured to run as IPv6 routers and each has its IPv6 ...
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Is IPV6 blocking my DHCP on Fedora?

I’m running Fedora 20 with KDE on a laptop I use for work. When I’m at home I use DHCP and when at work I have to statically assign an IP. When I came home the other day for some reason it doesn’t ...
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Google Chrome freezes using IPv6

I've got a bit of a problem with Google Chrome. A few weeks ago I switched to another ISP that offered IPv6. Since then Chrome is randomly freezing when accessing certain websites (freezing as in "not ...
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ip6tables: how to handle periodically changing prefix?

My ISP provides me with native IPv6 (unfortunately DS-Lite for v4) and I'm using SLAAC for the clients in my local network behind a broadband router. As I don't trust the router (which is configured ...
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Enable ipv6 in XP Mode on Windows 7 host?

Upgraded router to ipv6 capable router, ipv6 tunnel and enabled all home network to ipv6. Everything works perfectly except ipv6 in XP Mode. XP Mode is using Win7 host's wifi adapter directly. After ...
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Setup IPv6 over IPv4 tunnel in VPN

Let me explain my szenario: I have a linux server A. A is reachable in a VPN. So if I am connected to the VPN over Internet I can successfully ping A. Server A is connected to a Router B. Router B ...
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Unknown IP address is kept loggin into my email account

My Google account showed me that this IP address (2601:2:1080:6bf:596c:862:733b:9ccb) has logged into my email account multiple times. Is there anyway to track this IP address? This is not what a ...
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How to make a OpenVPN tunnel between home and server network with IPv6 support

I'm build a OpenVPN tunnel between my home network and my server. Here's my current scenario: Server (IPv4: 198.x.x.5) IPv6: 2001:xxx:xxx:xxx::abcd) <-----------> My ISP (CGN) ...
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linux ipv6 default route to loopback

I am trying to understand what is the reason that in recent linux kernels there is ipv6 default route to loopback ::/0 :: !n -1 1 4 lo is it ...
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Setup IPv6 in IPv4 tunnel on DLink DIR-615

Recently I wanted to setup IPv6 for my home network. I signed up for tunnelbroker.net service and was provided with IPs. Then I configured the IP address in my DIR-615. But It's not working.. ...
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Does presence of Link local address mean the system support IPv6?

I am trying to implement dual stack for IPv6 support in a IPv4 system. I have configured a DHCP server which gives IPv4 and IPv6 address to the device. My PC and the VM running on it gets both, IPv6 ...
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IPv6 routing with multi hop network - using /64 as prefix

I have a scenario, where my PC(SYSTEM1) acts as a router/packet forwarder. And i wanted to have my other PC(SYSTEM2) connected to router(R1) via SYSTEM1. If the subnet length is /48, i know it is easy ...
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Why does Windows 7 override IPv6 interface flags?

I'm setting up a basic IPv6 network and when I was configuring one client I observed that after some time the OS enables "managed address configuration" and "other stateful configuration" when "router ...
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IPv6 Connectivity Issue - Cannot connect to IPv6 sites intermittently

I've configured an ISATAP router to enable me to connect to IPv6 sites. The interesting thing is that it sometimes works and sometimes does not and I do not know where the problem lies. Can anybody ...
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dhcp6 server config problems

I'm trying to configure an IPv6 DHCP server in gentoo. So far: /etc/dhcp/dhcpd6.conf - subnet snippet: subnet6 2001:db8:21e:101::/64 { range6 2001:db8:21e:101::6 2001:db8:21e:101::100; ...
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'Windows Update' (80072EFE error), encrypted.google.com & testmyipv6.com connection problem

[System information: Windows 7 Home Premium (32bit OS) Samsung R520 Intel Core 2 Duo T6500 2.10GHz 4GB Realtek RTL81E Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC (Driver Version 2000.4.201.2010) Marvell Yukon ...