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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Packets not received when running IPv6 through a bridge

I have a setup with two network interface: eth0 and tap0, bridged by br0 bridge name bridge id STP enabled interfaces br0 8000.************ no ...
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How do I properly access Google through IPV6?

I'm trying to access Google through IPv6. However, it seems to want to send me back to IPv4! I did a DNS lookup on IPv6.google.com at http://centralops.net/co/ and found their IP, then tried this... ...
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Which Linux-based firewall supports IPv6? [closed]

Out of the box neither IPCop nor ipfire support IPv6, not even on the green interface (internal LAN). How do I add IPv6 support to one of them? If that's not possible, is there a linux-based embedded ...
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Is an openVPN with ipv6 more secure than PPTP VPN with ipv4?

I have heard that using ipv6 in combination with a PPTP vpn can expose your true ip address, so I have been using a PPTP VPN with ipv4 for the past few months. I am considering switching to an openVPN ...
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Will the removal of NAT (with the use of IPv6) be bad for consumers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How will IPv6 impact everyday users? (World IPv6 Day) As I understand when we have finally made the switch to IPv6 not only will NAT be unnecessary but it is incompatible ...
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How can I figure out what IPv6 to use if I want to set a static IP for my computer?

I recently installed Windows Server 2012 on my desktop. I changed my connection settings to hardcode my internal IP address as 192.168.0.99 (IPv4). Windows Server 2012 warned me that I should also set ...
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Pinging own machine returns an IPv6 address instead of IPv4

When I ping my own machine I get an IPv6 address: Reply from fe80::1004:p8f0:9e40:a42c%10: time<1ms Reply from fe80::1004:p8f0:9e40:a42c%10: time<1ms I used to get the IPv4 address (eg. 192....
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How do I deploy IPv6 within a LAN using a Debian based router and prefix delegation?

My ISP started using DHCPv6, which means with this /etc/network/interfaces... auto lo eth0 eth1 iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.0.1 netmask ...
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wireshark: how to capture traffic between guest and host OS?

I'm trying to set up a lab to demonstrate ipv6 attack and detection mechanism on my Macbook. This is my set up with virtualbox: Host OS: OS X 10.8.2 IPv6 automatically, wireless connection Geust OS: ...
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Can two offices communicate if one uses IPv4 and the other IPv6?

If I get an IPv6 from my ISP for my new office branch, will I be able to communicate with my old branch that is using IPv4?
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NDP entries on linux

Just as we have /proc/net/arp holding ARP entries in Linux, what is the file that holds the Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP) entries? I searched for it on the Linux box running IPv6, but to no avail. ...
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Dynamic DNS at freedns.afraid.org using a Fritz!Box

I am having some trouble setting up Dynamic DNS with my Fritz!Box 7360. I have set up the Dynamic DNS page with (this is translated from German, so might be worded a bit differently): [x] Use ...
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Deny ping response in ipv6

I would like to know how to deny ping replies on my ipv6 address. We have been messing around with ping flooding on ipv6 at work, and the usual way to block icmp requests does not work. I have tried ...
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How do you view ipv6 websites through browser?

When I had Apache installed and running, I could type in "127.0.0.1" or the inet address I got from ifconfig, and I would be connected to my server. However, if I type in "http://[::1/128]" in my ...
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Is there a way to always use the same Teredo IPv6 address?

One of my computers is on an IPv4-only ISP so I am using miredo in order to have an IPv6 address. Now I need to access this computer remotely with IPv6. (I can't use IPv4 here because it is behind a ...
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How to get IPv6 of a website?

How can I get the IPv6 address of any website ( eg www.google.com) using ping command in cmd on windows 8.1? And is it possible to do so if my OS only supports link-local IPv6? I tried this: ping -6 ...
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What is the best practice for ipv6 address assignment when using a dynamic prefix?

My ISP recently enabled ipv6 and I thought to myself this would be a good opportunity to roll out ipv6 on my LAN. Unfortunately, I only get a dynamic prefix so I never know the addresses / the subnet ...
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6to4 vs ISATAP vs Teredo Adapters

I understand that all three adapters mentioned in the title are related to transitioning IPv4 to IPv6. ISATAP: Transmits IPv6 packets between dual-stack nodes on top of an IPv4 network. Teredo: IPv6 ...
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Understanding the black magic of IPv6 addresses

my router (AVM Fritz Box) is supporting 6to4. So far it works but I want to understand what's going on. The last few hours I spent on a IPv6 book. There are many things I understand now but there is ...
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Multiple fixed IPv6 in MacOS

How to configure several IPv6 addresses from the MacOS System Preferences application? The network is auto-configured, but I would like to also have some fixed address without using DHCPv6. Actually ...
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disabling ipv6 on windows 7 64bit

not sure what i am missing here.. every website suggests creating this reg key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip6\Parameters\DisabledComponents as DWORD and setting its ...
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How to check whether my browser is IPv6 enabled?

Is there some way to check if I have access to websites through IPv6?
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No IPv6 with Asus RT-N56U

Consider the following: My ISP have native IPv6. When I plug directly into ethernet port on my motherboard I have IPv6 connectivity, everything is configured automatically, and works fine. But when ...
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Windows doesn't respond to IPv6 multicast ping

I'm trying to do a IPv6 multi-cast ping from Linux and I can't get a response from my windows host. ping6 -I eth1 ff02::1 Will find all my Linux and iOS devices but not my Windows hosts. I can find ...
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Why is Windows 7 announcing itself as an IPv6 router?

I have a 6in4 ipv6 connection from a linux box to a broker. I use gogoc to establish the connection to the broker, and radvd to advertise the route to clients on the network. All this appears to ...
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Is an RDNSS or DHCPv6 server allowed to distribute a link-local IP address as DNS server?

And if so, how is this supposed to work? Is the client supposed to attach the interface identifier himself, based on the interface the assignment came through?
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Should I get a router with ipv6 support?

I'm in the process of getting a new gigabit router so I can transfer files faster to and from my Lacie Network Space. I found Asus RT-N56U Wireless N Dual Band Gigabit Router. Its performance is ...
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How to know if your browser is connected to the Ipv4 or Ipv6 address of a website?

Is it possible to know if a browser (Internet Explorer/Google Chrome in Windows 7 SP1) is using the IPv4 or IPv6 address of a website? What I'm looking for is for some kind of visual feedback without ...
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dynamically distribute gateway

Here is picture of very simplified network: Linux is running on all of PCs. PC10 act like router = default gateway for net 1 and net2. Everywhere is IPv6 protocol. All PCs must have static IPv6 ...
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Translating IPv6 packets to IPv4 packets to reach a game server

I am behind a DS-Lite system and therefore have no native IPv4 address. But out of curiosity, I want to find out, if it is possible to set up a game server behind that. More precise, a counter-strike ...
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IPv6 connection fails on Chrome, timeouts on Firefox

I noticed there's a certain page taking a long time (5 to 10s) to load on Firefox. I traced the delay and it happens when trying to connect to a certain host, bn.uol.com.br. Strangely, this delay ...
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IPv4 connectivity to IPv6-only host

I have a IPv6-only host (let's name it S) in my home network which is accessible from outside by its IPv6 address. Since my ISP doesn't provide any IPv4 connectivity, it cannot be accessible from IPv4 ...
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Blocking AAAA responses for certain domains

I'm in Ireland, and my current ISP doesn't provide native IPv6 access -- even if I wanted their consumer implementation of it (which is apparently DualStack-Lite). So I'm using Hurricane Electric's ...
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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 configure IPv6 routing from other computers to Teredo client in Linux

My computer (also router) uses Teredo to access and be visible on IPv6. How to assign neighbor IPv6 addresses to other computers for them to be able to be routed to Teredo using the router? What ...
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SSH over IPv6 got “Permission denied” error

I have a server that I can connect via SSH over IPv4 address. Now I want to SSH over IPv6. I'm sure that my server is assigned with a valid IPv6 address, and I've configured sshd to listen on v6 ...
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Too many Tunnel Adapter Interfaces

If I open a command prompt on my machine and type ipconfig /all, I see lots of Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 9: Media state . . . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected Connection-...
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Trouble connecting a Ubuntu system to IPv6 tunnel over NAT

I'm trying to set up an IPv6 tunnel, via Hurricane Electric's tunnel-broker service. I've configured my system using their example commands: # $ipv4a = tunnel server's IPv4 IP # $ipv4b = user's IPv4 ...
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How to enable IPv6 in OpenWRT 15.05?

My university provides native IPv6 support in campus network, and I want to let devices (running Linux) in my TL-WR720N router's LAN have IPv6 access. After many trials, I can make LAN devices able ...
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Can I prioritize IPv6 traffic over IPv4 traffic on Linux?

Is there a way I can give traffic over IPv6 a higher priority than traffic over IPv4? Purpose is 2-fold: Promote IPv6, and be able to connect even when my server is swamped by IPv4 users.
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ignore ipv6 router advertisements for static addresses with bonded interfaces

I need to attribute static IPv6 addresses (not use autoconfigured addresses, and ignore router advertisements). This can be done as follows for a standard interface like eth0 iface eth0 inet6 static ...
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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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How can I access an IPv6-only host from a Windows 7 computer behind an IPv4-NAT?

I have a computer with Windows 7. It's connected to Internet via an IPv4 NAT router. How can I access a host that is only accessible with IPv6? Is there an easy way to configure the Windows 7 Teredo ...
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Can't ping another Teredo client behind the same NAT

I have 2 computers that are about as similiar as they can be Both run Fedora Linux 15 x64 Both are behind the same IPv4 only NAT (my house) Both run Miredo (Teredo Tunneling) and have unique ...
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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 manager,...
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Linux/bash: How to get interface's IPv6 address?

What command can I use to get IPv6 address of an interface in a script? Update: Output of sed from one of answers. $ ip -6 addr 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 16436 inet6 ::1/128 scope ...
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IPv6 and IPSec - why do I need an external daemon?

I read that IPSec is mandatory for IPv6 implementations. Does this mean that it should be handled by the OS and that IPSec configuration should be mandatory for IPv6 to work? If so, why is this not ...
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MacBook Pro wants to connect to IPv6 addresses for some strange reason

A very weird behavior on a MBP. It seems that some websites are now advertising Ipv6 addresses (e.g., www.doodle.com, addons.mozilla.org, etc.). For some reason, even though I only have an Ipv4 ...
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How to remove only one IPv6 address from an interface?

I have board with linux kernel 2.6.23.12 where on eth0 interface it has two IPv6 addresses. root@ramana:~# ifconfig eth0 eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr FF:AB:CD:EF:85:94 inet addr:...
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Why do I have so many IPv6 (inet6) addresses?

If I run ifconfig on my Linux (Ubuntu) server, I get the following output: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr d0:27:88:0f:80:74 inet addr:10.1.0.11 Bcast:10.255.255.255 Mask:255.0.0.0 ...