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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Should I get a gigabit router with or without ipv6 support? [closed]

I'm in the process of getting a gigabit router so i can transfer files faster to and from my Lacie Network Space. I found a gigabit Router. Its performance is really good, however it doesnt support ...
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Can I use IPv6 in Windows 7 if my ISP support it but not my router?

I would like to use IPv6 on my desktop computer, it has Windows 7. My ISP has support for IPv6, since if I connects directly to the adsl-modem IPv6 works fine. But my home router doesn't support IPv6 ...
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Slow wlan0 compared to eth0?

Note: DNS: using OpenDNS Wireless NIC: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Kernel module: iwl3945 uname -r 2.6.28-11-generic Release: Distributor ID: LinuxMint Description: Linux ...
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Can't browse websites using IPv6

I have configured my Windows 7 to use IPv6 (auto IP & OpenDNS IPv6 DNS) / IPv4 disable. Now the problem is that only ipv6.google.com is working but no other website is opening. How do I access ...
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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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Why does IPv6 use 128 bit addressing? [closed]

When I first heard about IPv6, I just assumed that it doubled the number of addressing bits in IPv4, from 32 bits to 64 bits. This would have been enough for at least 2.6 billion addresses for each ...
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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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How do I access a file share in the windows explorer using an IPv6 address?

entering the \ IPv6 address with the colons does not work, neither the typical approach of enclosing the address in [] brackets
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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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IPv6 Geolocation

I keep regular tabs on where my accounts are accessed from, and sometimes search the locations of IPv4 addresses. I'm now seeing accounts / machines I keep track of being accessed from IPv6 ...
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IPv6 Address Formatting and Lookup

I'm seeing an IPv6 address that ends in :f68. Is shorthand for :0f68 or :f680? I'm trying to do a lookup on it and for some reason doesn't like the 3 digit segment. Thanks!
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Should I use a static IP address? If so what kind?

Last night I managed to get my local PC running as a server using port 80 and my IP address. After restarting my machine it stopped working. I was told I need to make a static IP address. My ...
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Unable to close SSHD on IPv6 TCP port

I'm running Ubuntu 10.4 and I've tried disabling IPv6 as I don't currently need it. I rand the following to disable IPv6 and then rebooted my server: echo "#disable ipv6" | sudo tee -a ...
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How to configure Windows to use an IPv6 connection?

"Looking towards IPv6": ...we're pleased to let you know that Google search is also available over IPv6 at ipv6.google.com (you'll need an IPv6 connection to view it). I tried visiting ...
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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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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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VPN from IPv4 only to IPv6 only

I want to access my home network on the go, but it can only be reached via IPv6 from outside. The network(s) I want to reach it from usually only have IPv4. (How) Can I access the whole home network ...
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Why doesn't curl work using an IPv6 connection?

How come a: curl -v -6 http://badurl.com doesn't work but a: curl -v -6 --head http://badurl.com Perfectly works? MTU isn't the problem (?) since: root@server:~# ping6 -c 10 -s 2000 -M do ...
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In tspc ipv6 tunnelling, does tunnel broker required for ipv4 to ipv4 communication?

I am new in embedded systems and trying to add support the ipv6 network availability in my new product but I have understood that, First of all, My system is connected to IPv4 ISP and I want to ...
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Ping magically works on Windows 8

There's a remote machine named JUPITER, accessible through Win8 DirectAccess. Then just after IPCONFIG /FLUSHDNS, I observe the following: ping JUPITER works and pings to an IPV6 address. nslookup ...
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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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How can I completely disable IPv6 on Debian (squeeze)?

I'm running Debian Squeeze (with a stock 2.6.32 kernel). I'd like to completely disable any kind of IPv6 traffic. Can I do this? There doesn't seem to be any relevant module loaded. Perhaps some ...
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What is the performance of a connection using a tunnel broker versus native?

I am wanting to mess with IPv6 for teaching purposes. The problem is my ISP is not currently IPv6 ready. So I was going to use a tunnel broker from Hurricane Electric to solve the problem. The one ...
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IPv6 tunnel from behind an ISP-level NAT

Previously, at a different location, I set up a Hurricane Electric IPv6 tunnel, which worked fine, allowed me to access IPv6 only sites and test the native IPv6 connections on my remote servers. ...
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linux route command not working

I use route command to add new route in my routing table. But it my new root is not added. Also it doesn't show any error for my command. Here is the console #route add ::/0 via fe::2 route: ...
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Do all IPv4-compatible IPv6 devices have two IPv6 addresses?

Is it possible for an IPv4-compatible IPv6 device to have only one IPv6 address? For example, when device-A talks to an IPv4 device, device-A communicates using its IPv4 address 2.2.2.4. Later, when ...
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How to port-forward IPv6 in m0n0wall?

How do i port-forward IPv6 packets in m0n0wall? For example i want to forward traffic arriving on port 443 of my router to another IPv6 address: Interface: WAN Protocol: TCP External port range: ...
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What are the equivalent IPV6 versions of IPV4 special-use adresses?

I'm trying to make a private network with 5 computers bellow an external ADSL router with NAT, but internally I want to use IPV6. To do this I need to use private special-use IPV6 addresses, such as ...
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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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How to reach a Global Scope IPv6 host?

I have setup DNS64+NAT64 on a machine with 2 interfaces: eth0: public IPv4 address (connected to outside world) eth1: global scope IPv6 address: 2001::/64 I can successfully use ping6 google.com on ...
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Accessing non-port80 web server using IPv6

In a normal IPv4 network, I can go into any browser such as Firefox and browse a server on a IPv4 address not hosted on port 80: http://192.168.42.6:8080/ This accesses the server on port 8080 on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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What prevents my ISP from assigning me a dynamic IPv4 address and static IPv6 address(es)? [closed]

Till now I never heard of an Internet Service Provider anywhere on the world, that assigns static IPv6 addresses besides the one dynamic IPv4 address, to private customers. Is there a technical ...
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what's IPv6 analogue for IPv4 `arp -an` and “arp who-has”?

In IPv4 world, when you want to talk to another computer, you ask which MAC address claims a given IPv4 address, the arp who-has ... tell ... exchange as per tcpdump, and a cache of such mappings from ...
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Quality of service in IPV6 [closed]

IPv6 was developed to solve some of the problems of IPv4, such as QoS. We know in IPV4 based on TOS values, a packet would be placed in a prioritized outgoing queue,or take a route with appropriate ...
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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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Win 7 IPv6 default Routes

I am using a DHCPv6 server (Dnsmasq) to assign IPv6 address in my LAN. My configuration works, but I am unable to ping the DHCPv6 server. The route information on host machine does not contain a route ...
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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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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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What protocols will/are ISPs use for IPv6 deployment?

Currently ISPs deal out addresses via DHCP for IPv4 dynamic (single) addresses. What protocol will/are ISPs going to use for IPv6 when they can hand a customer an entire /64 (or /48 if they are nice) ...
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Why is IPv6 ping failing to access google.com?

I have found that ping google.com from my Windows 7 box has stopped working. Below is the output - note that the IPv4 ping works, and Yahoo works. Is my local router at fault here? ...
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IPv6 local address in hosts file

I have set up a local domain on my Apache server. Then I added the following line in my /etc/hosts file ::1 exampledomain.local After I trying to navigate to it, (I tried ...
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Failed to fetch security.debian.org on Windows host

I am using 64-bit Debian 6.0 (squeeze) from a Windows 7 64-bit VirtualBox host, but I'm unable to successfully ping security.debian.org from both the guest or the Windows host. E.g., from the ...
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Setting Remote Desktop to allows IPv6 connections

Setup: Basically I have 3 machines (2 virtual and 1 physical) that I would like to be able to RDP in to from outside my NAT (a router). The VMs are Windows 7 and Windows XP, both fully patched ...