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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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. ...
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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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How to get both IPv4 and IPv6 dynamic address

Running dhclient gets me an IPv4 address. Running dhclient -6 gets me an IPv6 address. And the man page says you can't combine v4 and v6. So how to get both v4 and v6 addresses at the same time?
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IPv6 Address not setting

I am having a problem setting up IPv6 Address on ubuntu 10.04.I have disabled my network-manager. My /etc/network/interface file looks like this: iface eth0 inet6 static pre-up modeprobe ipv6 address ...
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Privacy, VPN and routers

Ever since this ACTA push-up the things are starting to heat up around torrents and privacy. I am using Tribler now, but this is not secure enough for me. Not enough privacy. I've been using in the ...
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Enabling IPv6 support on a Linksys WRT400N router

I chatted with a Linksys support person and they said that the WRT400N doesn't have any facility for enabling IPv6. If I were to use an alternate firmware on the router, would IPv6 become available ...
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Dual Stack Routers for home use? [closed]

I'm in the market for a new network appliance router that either has the following features, or can be modded to have the following features: Dual Stack (ipv4, ipv6) On-Board Configurable DNS Server ...
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Can't get IPv6 address using radvd on wireless interface on windows, wired works fine

I set up my router to use OpenWRT and set it up to use IPv6 using a tunnel form SixXs. I'm having problems with stateless autoconfiguration using radvd. On my computer, wired connection can get its ...
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Wireless Internet is “Unidentified”?

My laptop wireless refuses to connect with my wireless adapter. It says signals all good and ip address is cool, but my ipv4 ad ipv6 connectivity is "no netwok access". What do i do with that?
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Native IPv6 on openwrt

I just flushed my linksys wrt54gl router with openwrt and was hoping to enable IPv6 connectivity, but I can't figure out how. Every tutorial I reed tells how to do it using e.g. tunnelbroker but I ...
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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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Routing IPv6 traffic through Debian pptpd into Hurricane Electric's IPv6 tunnel

I have set up a tunnel using Hurricane Electric's services on a Debian machine. It seems to work alright; I can ping6 ipv6.google.com and open it in links. I've also set up a PPTP daemon on the ...
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Relation of IPSec and IPv6 to SSL/TLS

My understanding is that IPSec is a security layer added inside the IP protocol to make IP itself a secure transport. My understanding of IPv6 is that it is the newest version of IP that will (for ...
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Could not open IPV6 addr on web browser

I have ipv6 address fe80::21f:a4ff:fe91:2e44%4. This is the address of modem/router. I am unable to open this address in browser to view the web configuration. I am able to telnet to ...
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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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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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Using router public IP to access another (located in WAN) router behind NAT

I have following setup: at home I have a router up and running with public ipv4 ip at my country house I have ipv4 cam and router which is behind NAT - no public ip (public ip is too expensive) both ...
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Ubuntu IPV6 support

I have a HSPA broadband modem that supports IPV6. Can I use Ubuntu Network Manager to connect using this modem with IPV6.
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IPv6: One address from MAC and one from Privacy Extensions?

how can I archieve the following: I have a linux system behind a gateway. I want to have two IPv6 addresses. For both, the first part should come from the router (as usual). The preferred address for ...
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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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Browsing googlev6.com using IPv4-only ISP

If I run IPv6 with tunnelling on my PC, and I connect to the Net through an IPv4-only ISP, can I browse an IPv6-only site like googlev6.com? And how?
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How can I see if Windows is getting RADVD advertisements?

I'm troubleshooting my home network setup and am looking for a way to see if windows is receiving radvd advertisements on a certain interface because I believe that my router isn't sending on WLAN. ...
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Is it safe to use the miredo-client?

This is how I can surf websites behind IPv6 networks under Fedora 14 before: ping6 ipv6.google.com connect: Network is unreachable solution: with root just: yum install -y miredo-client sed -i ...
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Why has ping started to resolve hostnames to IPv6 addresses?

Why would my computer (Vista Business) begin to start pinging using IPv6? I have not to my knowledge made any change to enable this. When I ping a local computer with it's hostname, ping has started ...
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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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IPv6 routing problem

I'm in the process of setting an ipv6 on my home network, and I've encountered a strange problem. My "router" (a Debian Linux box) is connected to a HE.net 6in4 and can ping and access ipv6 ...
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IPv6 only LAN with NAT64 router for Internet

I want to disable IPv4 on my LAN and run only IPv6. I will use a NAT64 Juniper firewall to provide Internet access since I only have IPv4 Internet. Will this break applications? Will I be able to ...
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NAT with IPv6 (Forced by ISP)

My ISP has recently decided that "high bandwidth clients" are now forced to use IPv6. While I can plug my laptop with Win7 directly into the modem and I have access, connecting routers or my ...
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Getting Correct IPv6 Address from given prefix

On my windows xp machine, i have this information: IP Address: fcb1:cafe:1:9e33::2 Default Gateway: fcb1:cafe:1:9e33::1 It works fine, and i can ping the gateway. However now there is another ...
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disable IPv6 autoconf (MAC-based) IPv6 address without disabling privacy addresses?

Is it possible to configure the Linux kernel to automatically get the RFC4941 temporary (privacy) IPv6 addresses without getting the RFC4862 public (MAC-based) IPv6 address? With the following sysctl ...
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ipv6 compatibility, are there any pitfalls? [closed]

i don't know if this question fits perfect on superuser but i'll ask anyways feel free to move. are there any pitfalls with ipv6? we are planning to move our webservers to an ipv6 only machine, is ...
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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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IE9 on Windows 7, ipv6.google.com does not work, but in chrome it does?

I have an ipv6 connection, I get addresses, DNS is working and I can ping (with ping -6) ipv6.google.com. I can get to and use google in Chrome, but it does not work at all in IE9. It just says that ...
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Determining the way the IPv6 interface identifier was created

In IPv6 the 64bit interface identifier of an IPv6 address can be determined in one of 3 ways: Stateless Address Autoconfiguration: put in the MAC address of the NIC (+ FF:FE and flip a bit). ...
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How to prevent IPv6 privacy extensions from breaking my long-lived SSH sessions?

When using SSH from my Windows 7 desktop to Linux servers, via IPv6, I'm having the following two problems, because of IPv6 Privacy Extensions: I'm used to keep ssh sessions open for days or weeks. ...
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Connect to a virtual machine via IPv6

On my Ubuntu 11.04 host I've installed VirtualBox with a OpenSuse 11.4 client. After installing Apache2 in the VM I was not able to connect via IPv6 (with Firefox) to the installed HTTP-server. In the ...
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Set up tunnel to HE.net and now only ipv6.google.com works, but other sites ping fine

I'm setting up IPv6 using my router which is running OpenWRT, version Backfire 10.03.1-rc4. I made a tunnel using Hurricane Electric's tunnel broker and set it up on the router and I'm using RADVD to ...
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Ping myself, works with ipv6 not ipv4 in Windows 7

I've tried to solve the following problem with no luck and I need some proffesional help. The following is possible: Ping all computers (that I tried) in the domain without problem. Ping myself ...
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Why can't I ping local ipv6 windows machines from Ubuntu?

If I ping6 external ipv6 hostnames or addresses (e.g. ipv6.google.com) it works, but if I try to ping6 an ipv6 hostname or address it doesn't work. If I ping the same address from a windows machine on ...
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Windows 7 RTM: Loopback SMB over TCP/IPv6 connection preventing sleep mode

I'm running Windows 7 RTM with homegroup, network discovery, file and printer sharing, public folder, media streaming and Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service all turned off, but the computer ...
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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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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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IPSet with IP6Tables ERROR

Can someone please solve my headache and tell me how to fix this? [root@www ~]# ip6tables -I INPUT -m set --match-set blacklist6 src -J DROP ip6tables v1.4.7: Couldn't load match ...
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Determine Default Gateway with Wired IPv6 address on Mac OSX

I am trying to create a dual network connection via Wireless and ethernet. The wifi connection runs my internet and the ethernet connection is connected to router which is connected to a NAS. I've had ...
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Can't get an IPV6 ip address with any 802.11g adaptor

I've recently been going dual stack with IPV4 and IPV6 where possible since my isp supports ipv6rd, as does my router - an Asus RT-N56U on firmware 3.0.0.4.374_979 (which is the latest at the time I ...
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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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Ask for IPv6 address through IPv4

I am working on a project for discovering IPv6 host over the internet and I have a question. Is there any way that I can send a request to an IPv4 address and return me back their IPv6 address (if it ...
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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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Prefer IPv6 over IPv4 in Windows Server 2003

I am running Windows server 2003 and my Firefox browser keeps using IPv4 instead of IPv6. Well at least http://ipv6-test.com/ says that my browser uses IPv4. How can I force it to prefer IPv6 over ...