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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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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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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Configuring a static IPv6 address that inherits delegated prefix

My ISP (comcast) delegates a prefix, my router is passing along the prefix delegation (pd) onto the LAN. My Debian machine is getting the prefix and appending using EUI-64 address. That's nice but not ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Can't ping Linux IPv6 bridge from host

I'm using a Linux box with two network interfaces as bridge (br0) and one system (X) behind the bridge with its own IPv6 address configured. Its other end is connected to a router. The bridge ...
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How can I access an IPv6-only host from a Windows 7 computer behind an IPv4-NAT?

I have a computer with Windows 7. It's connected to Internet via an IPv4 NAT router. How can I access a host that is only accessible with IPv6? Is there an easy way to configure the Windows 7 Teredo ...
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Can't ping another Teredo client behind the same NAT

I have 2 computers that are about as similiar as they can be Both run Fedora Linux 15 x64 Both are behind the same IPv4 only NAT (my house) Both run Miredo (Teredo Tunneling) and have unique ...
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How to setup pfSense 2.0 for TunnelBroker.net?

What is the procedure to create an IPv6 tunnel in pfSense 2.0? pfSense 2.0 (RC3) supports creation of a GIF tunnels: The help is pretty generic, and pretty unhelpful: In pfSense 2.0, GIF ...
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DNS only for IPv6 requests (AAAA)

since my ISP is not offering IPv6 for the moment, i decided to use a tunnel from HE, however i have a problem with my DNS's (infact even with public ones like OpenDNS/GoogleDNS) and the problem is ...
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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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disable IPV6 on specific interface with redhat on vmware

I tried to disable IPv6 on specific interface using IPV6INIT=no on the interface script. its working great on all server accept ones that run on Vmware. any idea? im using redhat 5.2, on vmware ESX
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Windows 7: how to setup a Homegroup - IPv6 error?

Every time I try to setup a Homegroup I get an error message that I need to have IPv6 enabled. When I check the system it says that IPv6 is enabled.
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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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ipv6 find all hosts in a prefix

Using the ping6 command you can find the link-local address of ipv6 hosts out of an interface using: ping6 -I eth0 ff02::1 This will ping everything in the subnet and so you can see what is out ...
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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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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 can I switch off IPv6 ND RA transmissions in Linux?

I am working on Ubuntu 11.04. I want to switch off the IPv6 ND RA transmissions. How can I do this?
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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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How to get the ipv6 address marked with a specific scope?

If I run /sbin/ifconfig eth0 I get the following output: Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr <address hidden for privacy> inet ...
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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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How can I figure out what IPv6 to use if I want to set a static IP for my computer?

I recently installed Windows Server 2012 on my desktop. I changed my connection settings to hardcode my internal IP address as 192.168.0.99 (IPv4). Windows Server 2012 warned me that I should also set ...
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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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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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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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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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radvd won't accept non-/64 subnets

I'm trying to set up radvd on a 6RD configuration (on Linux), where I have a /64 subnet, and I'm trying to use it on two distinct physical networks, so I'm trying to give each of them a /80 subnet. ...
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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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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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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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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 ...