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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Neighbor solicitation or advertisement not forwarded between interfaces

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed in a VirtualBox VM on a Windows 8 host computer. Windows 8 had a hosted (wireless) network to which I can connect with my Android phone. The eth0 interface of my VM is ...
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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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ifconfig ignores alias on IPv6

When I add an IPv4 address for the interface eth0:0 with ifconfig, it is created correctly: ifconfig eth0:0 add 192.168.10.10 This can be verified by ifconfig or "ip a". When I add an IPv6 address ...
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IPv6 multicast address for all nodes on network

I've got a basic network with 3 nodes (VM's). One node publishes an event, the other nodes listen for it and print something when received. It used to work one-on-one (so node gives event to each ...
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How to disable ipv6 on a specific interface in linux?

Could someone tell me how to disable ipv6 auto-config on a specific network interface in CentOS? The current situation is: A PC has two network adapters eth0 and eth1 that are connecting to the same ...
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Is it possible to setup a private IPv6 subnet and route to the Internet?

I am still trying to figure out how IPv6 works. But I had a question. I currently have an pfSense firewall attached my Comcast service and configured with to request a v4 and v6 WAN address from ...
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Why does my Windows have hundreds of temporary IPv6 addresses?

My ISP enabled IPv6 for me a few weeks ago. Now I noticted that Windows (8.1) gets a lot of temporary IPv6 addresses. ipconfig has the following output (real addresses are obfuscated): Windows IP ...
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Why can't I have IPv4 and IPv6 web access simultaneously?

I'm using a 6to4 tunnel from tunnelbroker.net to gain access to the Internet via IPv6. Even after getting the tunnel built and properly established, I wasn't able to get access to IPv6 web pages ...
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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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IPV6 address removed from interfaces while I make that interface down but IPV4 address still there

Firstly I assigned IPV4 and IPv6 addresses in an interface in Linux..then I brought the interface DOWN and then again UP that interface.. The problem is that then the IPV6 addresses are removed but ...
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ipv6 route add issue while adding a particular nexthop address

// IPv6 route add issue in kernel for a particular subnet...(1000::)...why? // Adding ipv6 route : sudo /sbin/ip -6 route add 1005:1006:1007:1008::1/64 via 1001:1002:1003:1004::1 dev eth0 RTNETLINK ...
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IPv4 vs IPv6 priority in Windows 7

I have IPv6 connectivity through Hurricane Electric tunnel. Since IPv6 day this year, many services (google.com, facebook.com, etc.) enabled IPv6 on their main domains. On my Windows machine, IPv6 is ...
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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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Connect to IPv6 network with a VPN not supporting IPv6

I have connection to IPv6 network, as well as a VPN connection (IPv4 only). However, the two conflicts with each other: when I connect to the VPN, I cannot connect to IPv6 host, by domain name or IPv6 ...
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Access remotely two computers via IPv6 [closed]

I have a little problem on my house. Recently, I installed Teredo on two computers using sudo apt-get install miredo. Now I can access my two computer via IPv6 using Sockets in C. My goal is: I am a ...
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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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Using Raspberry Pi as IPv6 router for network

I've succeeded in setting up IPv6 for my Raspberry Pi with tunnelbroker.net. However, I would like to share the /64 I got amongst the other devices in my network. The router of the network is a Virgin ...
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Comcast Speed test slower performance on the IPv4 test than on the IPv6 Test

I have two computers. On one I get the same performance result for both IPv4 and IPv6. On the other I get slower (about 50%) on IPv4 than on IPv6. Why? Is there a config to change it?
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4in6 tunneling (via OpenVPN?)

I have a local network with internet access. But unfortunately IPv4 internet connection speed is limited to 1mbps, which is realy sad. Fortunately I have a native IPv6, and there is no connection ...
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IPv4 and IPv6 from different browsers on same computer

On my laptop, in Chrome, when I Google "What is my IP?", I get an IPv6 returned as my public IP address. On the same laptop, in Firefox, I Google the same thing, and get an IPv4 returned as my public ...
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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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IPv6 Web Site, But Fails IPv6 Readiness Tests

This is driving me bonkers. I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine running IIS 8.5. IPv6 is working fine on this machine. All the IPv6 test sites I browse indicate this machine is indeed running ...
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Get IPv6 correctly through another router

My ISP is Unitymedia NRW, Germany. It it a cable (like TV) ISP which has given me a Technicolor TC7200 modem/router. The ISP uses DS-Lite, so I only have a public IPv6 address, and no IPv4 address. ...
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FTP: Unable to connect times out on directory listing

Been going round in circles for this for days now and i'm really stuck. My ftp had been working fine through filezilla, and through the ftp interface in PHP Storm Then all of a sudden the next day i ...
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windows 7 has ipv6 connectivity but not v4

My wife's windows 7 laptop had network connection problem out of the blue yesterday. It can access google sites like youtube, but nothing else. When I troubleshoot, I found that it has IPV6 ...
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ipv6 ping host got destination host unreachable until run tcpdump

At first (all computer booted) when I ping the gateway (linux computer, two network cards(one is usb)) from a windows computer, I got: "Destination host unreachable", but when I run "tcpdump -i ...
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IPv6 automatically gets disabled after every second reboot

I'm trying to set a static IPv6 address on Windows 7 and I connect just fine. But after 2 reboots (not one), it disappears. After much troubleshooting, I also see the DisabledComponents reg key ...
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Firefox and Chrome redirecting IPv6 to Google search

There are already answers how to teach those browsers to resolve the targets (enable ipv6 dns), but my problem is, when I enter an address (including http): http://2001:db8:0:1::10:1ff ...
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How to disable ipv6 in Linux Mint

Note: ip a | grep inet6 inet6 ::1/128 scope host inet6 fe80::21c:bfff:fe76:32ec/64 scope link lsb_release -a Distributor ID: LinuxMint Description: Linux Mint 7 Gloria - Main Edition Release: ...
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IPV6 DHCP server configuration

I'm new to IPV6. I'm trying to configure IPV6 server on my Linux VM using isc dhcp. we have the following content dhcpd6.conf file default-lease-time 600; max-lease-time 7200; log-facility local7; ...
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Weird behaviour on MacBook using IPv6

I recently discovered that my ISP supports IPv6 so I decided to give it a spin, configured the router, tried pinging ipv6.google.com from the router, all fine. I configure RADVD for the internal ...
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How can you access your router via IPV6?

Okay, first I wanted to do this just for the lulz, now it is a matter of principle because I need to understand it. My Router supports simultaneous IPV4 and V6. For thus, I have 2 default gateways: ...
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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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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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How do I configure a mikrotik router to run on IPv6?

I am experimenting with ipv6 and would like to connect to my Mikrotik router via ipv6 on a local level. This would include connecting to it by an ip6 address, and interacting via icmp6. I have ...
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Gogoc and OpenVPN - can't seem to make them work together

I have a problem with my setup and I was hoping you guys could help me figure out what I should do. I'm currently running a 6LowPAN using RaspberryPi and Arduino nodes. Since I don't have native IPv6 ...
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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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IPv6 configuration: ISP is blocking Neighbor Discovery

My ISP offers IPv6 to interested customers, but doesn't provide any support in this regard. I've been given a /64 prefix (let's call it 2345:6789:11:22::/64), a gateway address (2345:6789:11:22::1) ...
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PTR record and A record should match. What if there is no A record?

If I understand RFC1912 section 2.1 correctly, these rules apply for PTR records: 1) Every working IP should have a PTR record 2) PTR and A records should match (although this is not checked ...
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What is the relevance of “fe80::1%lo0 localhost” in /etc/hosts?

Following are the entries in my /etc/hosts. I was wondering what is the last entry (fe80::1%lo0 localhost) for. 127.0.0.1 localhost 255.255.255.255 broadcasthost ::1 localhost fe80::1%lo0 localhost ...
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How do i get pdnsd to cahce both ipv4 and ipv6 records and use what's available?

This is how i run pdnsd mostly: pdnsd -4 -c /etc/pdnsd.conf -d -muo Unfortunately for some websites it looks for an AAAA record vs an A record and because AAAA is not cached by pdnsd it takes time. I ...
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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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Configuring IPv6 on Debian - Global temporary address

My mac generates a daily temporary ipv6 for outbound connection usage, is there something similar that's available on Debian? Thank you! -Pablo
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IPv6 gateway configuration

I'm running a dedicated server at OVH with 16 virtual machines on vmare ESXI. The vms are running debian 7. Network 2001:xxx:2:9508::/64 Gateway 2001:xxx:2:95FF:FF:FF:FF:FF according to the OVH ...
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Running DHCP for ipv4 and ipv6 on different servers in the same network

I have a network where ipv4 addresses are assigned via DHCP on the router. The router, however, is capable of routing ipv6 but does not support ipv6 DHCP. Would running 2 DHCP servers (one for ipv4 ...
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What's the responsibility of an IPv6 owner?

Living behind a consumer-grade router for the memorable past, I guess I took the side-effect of NAT for granted, in that I had the burden of forwarding ports when I needed to, instead of have to ...
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IPv6 subnetting - coverting decimal to hexadecimal

I came across a question on IPv6 subnetting, You work as a branch network administrator of a large company with offices in many cities around the world. The corporate network is currently in ...
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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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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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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 ...