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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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 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 is IPv6 stateless autoconfiguration supposed to be used?

I've been using IPv6 for many years now, but it wasn't until I switched ISP recently (and with that, from 6to4 to 6rd) that I found out that stateless autoconfiguration only works on /64 subnets. I ...
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Default Gateway IPv6 but IP set on IPv4

I have a client who has a network setup. I have a couple of devices which work on the network using socket communication which I want integrated onto their network. There is a PC which is to be made ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Attemp to access WAMP server from other devices on network gives 403 forbidden

I set up a WAMP server on my main PC. I have files in the www directory, and can see the results via localhost. The problem is, I am not able to access the server via the server IP from even the ...
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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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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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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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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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What is the difference between IPv4 and IPv6 in terms of binary?

I know this question is for entry level users. That I am. New to this world and finding it very interesting. I have done some research on IPv4 and how to convert IP addresses to binary and vice versa. ...
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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 use ipv6 with Vagrant and VirtualBox?

I have a Vagrant setup running Ubuntu in VirtualBox. I'm trying to create a public virtual network interface that I can access from the host. I have had no problem doing this with ipv4. Using ipv6 I ...
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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 ...
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Why does Win7 SP7 64-bit try to resolve DNS agsint IPv6 DNS Servers?

Pretty vanilla, just installed Win 7, SP1, 64-bit. NO IPv6 ACCESS. The network status says IPv4: Internet. IPv6: No network access. Pick a domain that has DNS servers that have both IPv4 and IPv6 ...
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Dynamic DNS for both IPv4 and IPv6 (using freedns.afraid.org or others)

[Edit: I have now found a solution; see below for my answer] I want to set up dynamic DNS on my Fritz!Box 7490, so that it is reachable both on IPv4 and IPv6. Note that I want to reach the Fritz!Box ...
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Windows 8.1 IPv6 No Connectivity

I have a Windows 8.1 computer that is stock - almost no settings have been changed. I want IPv6 Connectivity via Teredo; however, it does not work. ipconfig shows a Teredo IPv6 address ...
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Should a router reply neighbour solicitation?

I found IPv6 routers in my college don't reply neighbour solicitation. At the first I think it's the bug of routers. To my surprise, I heard recently that my friends who are using Windows can use 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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Delete link local IPv6 address alone from my machine

I have an Ubuntu VM with a few interfaces configured with radvd. I don't want the link-local addresses to be present - the seem to be sending across traffic which is disrupting my IPv6 testing. How do ...
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Get IPv6 to work

I'm trying to get IPv6 to work. My host provied me the following informations: IPv6 network: 2a03:4000:2:483::/64 IPv6 gateway: fe80::1 My /etc/network/interfaces looks like this: # The loopback ...
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Networking from a tun6to4 to pppX interfaces on debian

So my /etc/network/interfaces looks like auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 198.51.100.50 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 198.51.100.1 # VPN Subnet auto eth0:1 iface eth0:1 inet static ...
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Wireless, IPv6: no network, unidentified netword at random

I have been reading other threads and trying suggested steps but nothing seems to work for me. 50% of time the internet works fine, sometimes it slows down sometimes there is no connection at all. The ...
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Why I get a VMnet Network Adpater's IP even if my Wireless Network Adapter has priority?

On Windows 7, when I try to ping my computer name I get an IPv6 address, so I ping with -4 option, then I get an IP related to my VMnet (VMnet1) Network Adapter which results 192.168.220.1, and not ...
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How can I filter the output from a multicast ping6 to all nodes to get all reachable IPv6 Devices in one moment in time?

How can I filter the Output from a multicast ping to all nodes so that in the output file every IP appears only once? If a new device joins the network its written to a file with a joining ...
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How to explain IPv6 in under 30 seconds

Background: Let's say I have a friend whose website, friend.example.net, is hosted by a hosting company at example.com. Whenever I try to reach friend.example.net, it redirects me to example.com. ...
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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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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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Internet Connection frequently dropping on Ethernet

My internet connection is frequently dropping on Wired Lan (Ethernet) but the wireless works fine without any problem. It's not an issue of Internet Speed as Internet works fine in Windows. ifconfig ...
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Windows 7 / PuTTY drop IPv6 TCP connections on brief outages

This is an IPv6-version of the following question: Why Windows 7 / PuTTY drop TCP connections even on very brief outages? After moving from IPv4 to IPv6, I've noticed that my IPv6 connections would ...
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Login to Hamachi using IPv6 times out

My cable modem uses IPv6 and so does my LAN. I want to connect my laptop to the hamachi service. However, the laptop tries to connect via IPv4 and this attempt fails. The network configuration of my ...
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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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Use sixxs subnet on one machine

I've got a sixxs subnet with aiccu on my debian vps, and want to use the complete subnet at my vps. Currently only the 2001:4dd0:f000:000f::2 is usable. My config: (ip a) 3: sit0: <NOARP> mtu ...
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TOR and Unencrypted HTTP Traffic [closed]

If the NSA has pinpointed certain people using TOR, is there a way to encrypt unencrypted web traffic? I suppose this is kind of a dumb question that answers itself, as once it leaves the exit node, ...
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DMZ Linux host in IPv6 network with changing prefix

I have the following scenario: My home network is connected to the internet via IPv6, the router advertises the network prefix in the network so devices are auto-configured. The network prefix ...
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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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How and why is this ubuntu system getting an ipv6 address?

I'm currently playing with hostapd. My current network configuration (well the relevant bit anyway) is a Asus RT N56U as a primary router (its at 192.168.1.1 on ipv4), and a ubuntu 12.04 server x86 ...
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Dynamic DNS with Dual-Stack IPv4/IPv6

In the past, I have been providing services (i.e. HTTP, VPN, etc.) on my network via port forwarding. Each service has its own domain name (i.e. home.domain.name, deluge.domain.name, vpn.domain.name, ...
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Disable IPv6 on Interface in Debian Wheezy?

I'm working on Debian Wheezy: $ uname -a Linux openstack1 3.2.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.2.51-1 x86_64 GNU/Linux I set up two networks for VirtualBox: # Public network vboxnet0 (10.1.0.0/16) ...
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How to access internet from HYPER-V guest machine which uses IPv6 Only?

I have Windows Server 2012 installed in my laptop with Hyper-V activated. I have a wireless network interface with which I can connect to the Internet from the physical machine as well has the ...