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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Debugging IPv6 routing issues

I have been given a native (no tunneling etc) IPv6 /64 block by my ISP. My pfSense router has successfully got an address, and from its WAN interface I can for instance ping ipv6.google.com and get a ...
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IPv6 and its various incarnations

Is there a way already in place to make use of IPv6 as a routable protocol? Is it possible to buy private IP addresses for IPv6 yet and if so who sells them? Would there be any performance advantage ...
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Revoking a dhcpv6 address lease

Is it possible to revoke a dhcpv6 address lease before it expires? For instance, if the prefix changes, is it possible to distribute new IPv6 addresses?
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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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Issues configuring IPv6 on Red Hat 5.8

I'm new at linux and i'm trying to configure IPv6 on a Red Hat 5.8 due a specific application I'm working on. This Linux is installed in a VMWare 8 and the IPv4 is working fine! I can ping the host ...
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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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Reinstalled Windows 7 - Now cannot connect to any activation server or Microsoft Exchange

I reinstalled Windows 7 this morning, and now I am unable to connect to any activation servers for any Adobe software, and I cannot connect to Office 365 Microsoft Exchange server in Outlook 2013. ...
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IPv6 Virtual Network in Linux

I'm going to do a project based on IPv6 Network. So I need to create a IPv6 Virtual Network in my Linux OS (I use Ubuntu). Also I need to create some virtual hosts in my virtual network and setup ...
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VDSL2 Modem in bridged mode using IPV6 in LAN

I have a VDSL2 IPv6 modem, it is bridged by default so usually sharing files between computers in LAN has happened with the same speed as my connection, which is 100/30 mbits. So basically all the ...
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IPV6 auto configuration not working in Ubuntu Natty

In Windows 7, my computer can automatically get a IPV6 global address and use IPV6 network, but in Ubuntu Natty, I can't find out how to let stateless configuration work. My network is a university ...
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Understanding my router IPv6

I got my new Internet contract today. This is the first time I use this router and deal with IPv6. I want to host a local website on a home server. I went to the configuration page of the router and I ...
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Debian - IPv6 disable 'Stateless Address Autoconfiguration'

I've installed Debian 6.0.6 running on kernel 2.6.32-5-amd64 and after the installation I assigned a static IPv6 address to the eth0 interface. This is how my /etc/network/interfaces file looks like: ...
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Switching to IPv6 - Do I need a router? [closed]

In the future, since every IP (IPv6 adress) is going to be global, we don't need to use NAT. So basically, why do I need a router on an IPv6-only global network? Why not just replace my router with a ...
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My router has only IPv6 and I need to host websites

I have never dealt with IPv6. Today I got my internet installed from an internet company and they brought the router. When I accessed the router to see its public ip address, I found that there is ...
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I can only connect to IPv6 websites

my problem is, that I can only connect to servers and their websites supporting IPv6 (such as google.com or facebook.com). On other sites, a ping request times out. Additional information: 1. My ...
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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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Can't access my computer with its public ip

I installed MAMP on my Macbook Pro. It opens on 'localhost:8888'. I went to http://www.whatismyip.com/ and it gave me my ipv4 address. I copied my ip and put it on my browser like this: myip:8888 and ...
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NAT in local IPv4 to extern IPv6

I have a cable router with an outgoing IPv6 address. In my lan I have IPv4 addresses. I want to access to my local server from internet. I am not familiar with IPv6, is there something like NAT? ...
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Disable ipv6 in Opera? (windows)

How can i disable ipv6 in Opera? Windows version. Disabling ipv6 in Windows or using other browser are not acceptable options.
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Tomcat & Java not listening on IPv6 [closed]

We've got a webserver running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Tomcat 7 and Oracle Java. So far, we have been serving a web app on IPv4 address on ports 80 and 443 (80 redirects to 443). I'm trying to make the ...
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How do I “socksify” IPv6 TCP connections?

For IPv4, one can use REDIRECT iptables target and redsocks/tcpsocks. How to do the same for IPv6? I've tried ip6tables -t mangle -A PREROUTING -d 2600:: -p tcp --dport 80 -j TPROXY --on-port 4455, ...
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How to “extend” IPv6 stateless autoconfiguration domain to my other network without bridging?

My router's uplink is network that uses has a /64 IPv6 space and uses stateless autoconfiguration. I want the same stateless autoconfiguration to be available on the second router's interface. The ...
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IPv6 SSM multicast: is it built in or do you have to use another protocol like PIM-SM with it?

I'm trying to understand how integrated SSM multicast is to IPv6. Is it built in and sent solely by ICMPv6 messages or do you have to run something extra like PIM-SM? The reason I as is I've seen ...
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How do debug DNS name resolution? (nslookup works, but telnet doesn't)

I'm trying to connect to a website: http://superuser.com.sixxs.org i can ping the address: C:\Users\Ian>ping /6 superuser.com.sixxs.org Pinging ipv6.nginx.sixxs.net [2001:838:2:1::30:67] with ...
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Why are we still stuck on IPv4 when we are IPv6 ready? [closed]

With IPv4 finally just about out, why is it so hard to switch over to IPv6? My entire home network is IPv6 and the switch over was easy. Is it a hardware problem that keeps IPv6 from taking off? From ...
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when describing an IPv6 subnet, what does the /n notation mean, where n = 64, 128, etc.?

I have seen IPv6 subnets described as /64 or /128, particularly by hosting companies. Does a /64 subnet mean there are 64 ipv6 addresses? Or 64bits worth of ipv6 addresses?
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Why would my router have different MAC addresses for IP and IPv6 transactions?

Today I was using tcpdump and I noticed my computer was having IPv6 traffic with a particular MAC address that I could not match with an IP using nmap or arping. After looking at the tcpdump logs a ...
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radvd is not assigning prefix

I'm currently trying to setup IPv6 address auto-configuration with router advertisement daemon (radvd) on a virtual machine running CentOS 6.5. But the eth0 interface is not obtaining that prefix. ...
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How to deal with Dual-Stack Lite and incoming connections

My ISP (german cable ISP Unitymedia) forced me to use DS-Lite / Dual Stack Lite because he ran out of IPv4 addresses. Common problems with that setup are: interrupted connections (i.e. in online ...
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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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Router keep advertising itself on ipv6

I keep receiving the following router advertisement every few seconds from my router on ipv6 despite disabling my wireless ipv6 connection: # tcpdump -vv 'ip6 and icmp6' tcpdump: listening on wlth0, ...
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how to get a new prefix delegation using wide-dhcpv6-client

I use wide-dhcpv6-client to get prefix delegation.But how can I get a new prefix at renew time to prevent from being tracked.
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Teredo won't enable on domain-joined Windows 7 system

I'm trying to enable Teredo on a Win7 SP1 x64 system, in order to provide Remote Assistance for a system outside the local network. The local system is joined to a 2008-level domain which I have full ...
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NetworkManager - IPv6 same metric: prefer wired connection

Situation: I have a Linux system with a wired (enp0s20u2) and a wireless (wlp2s0) networkcard connected to the same network. The networking is managed by NetworkManager 0.9.8.9. The routing tables ...
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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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Is IPv6 'faster' than IPv4?

Are there any practical speed/latency gains from using IPv6, or is it just to make more room in the wild wild web?
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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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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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How can my program make IPv6 connections?

I see in Resource Monitor that my torrent client uTorrent makes many connections to addresses in IPv6 range. How can it be? My router is D-Link DIR-615 and has no any setting about IPv6. How can any ...
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Disabling IPv6 without tweaking the registry

I read an article that disabling IPv6 needs a registry hack. Is there a different way to disable IPv6 without modifying the registry in Windows 8?
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Map a Windows network folder using IPv6

I need to map or browse a network folder. I can only use IPv6 in the browser / URL. Is this possible? I am using two Windows 7 machines, one Vista PC, and one Windows Server 2008 R2 machine. The ...
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IpV6 No network access

I'm Currently using Windows 8 on my laptop, and windows 7 on my computer. They used to be connected by the homegroup, which was brilliant, but now they can't find eachother anymore. I've tried to ...
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Vanity IPv6 address with SLAAC

I would like to force the second half (the interface identifier) of my link-local and SLAAC-configured global addresses to not be derived from my MAC address or completely random (from privacy ...
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bind-address = ::1 # however, netstat shows 0.0.0.0:3306 LISTENING

I'm running MySQL 5.6 on 64-bit Windows 7 with IPv6 and IPv4 enabled. In my.ini: port=3306 bind-address = ::1 I was hoping to use IPv6 and restrict to the loop-back adapter. I used ::1 instead ...
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Can IPv6 traffic pass over an IPv4 network? [closed]

Consider the case where there are 2 computers using the IPV6 protocol that want to communicate with each other, and the packet(s) must pass through a network that uses the IPV4 protocol. Can the ...
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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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Configuring and troubleshooting IPv6 routing on multi-interface Cisco router [closed]

I recently purchased a new Cisco router for my IPv6 network. I configured the correct IPv6 addresses on all the interfaces and enabled the interfaces on the network. I'm able to ping all of the ...
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Does disabling IPv6 decrease my surface area of attack and increase performance?

I have colleague that is on this whole kick of disabling IPv6 while leaving IPv4 on each new machine that comes in before deploying in our environment. He takes his personal anecdotal evidence and ...
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Unable to transmit stream through OpenVPN tunnel

We are trying to transmit a video-stream via netcat from a OpenVPN server to a client. The server is a Raspberry Pi with Pidora running on it. The client is a Notebook with Ubuntu 12.04 and has a ...
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How to transparently tunnel a port from IPv4 to a remote IPv6 device?

At home, I am connected with an IPv6 address and additionally, my provider provides a NAT-like setup through which I receive a public IPv4 address that I share with other customers (the reason being ...