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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How to troubleshoot lost 6to4 packets?

On my VDS, both 6to4 and Teredo seem to work poorly (packet loss is about 40%). just-ping.com shows packet loss 10%-80% both for 6to4 and for Teredo address, but 0% for IPv4 address. When running ...
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linux ipv6 default route to loopback

I am trying to understand what is the reason that in recent linux kernels there is ipv6 default route to loopback ::/0 :: !n -1 1 4 lo is it ...
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Does presence of Link local address mean the system support IPv6?

I am trying to implement dual stack for IPv6 support in a IPv4 system. I have configured a DHCP server which gives IPv4 and IPv6 address to the device. My PC and the VM running on it gets both, IPv6 ...
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Why is there a percent sign '%' in the IPv6 address?

I am using the .NET Framework classes to get the IP addresses for my machine. Dns.GetHostAddresses(Dns.GetHostName()) I have a VirtualBox adapter which has both an IPv4 and IPv6 address. Using the ...
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IPv6 routing with multi hop network - using /64 as prefix

I have a scenario, where my PC(SYSTEM1) acts as a router/packet forwarder. And i wanted to have my other PC(SYSTEM2) connected to router(R1) via SYSTEM1. If the subnet length is /48, i know it is easy ...
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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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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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DNS Resolution Issue - Error 105

I cannot connect to the internet. I am having issues resolving DNS (Error 105) in all browsers on my Dell XPS 15 laptop running Windows 8 64x. There is also a dual boot with linux Mint running that ...
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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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Too many Tunnel Adapter Interfaces

If I open a command prompt on my machine and type ipconfig /all, I see lots of Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 9: Media state . . . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected ...
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windows 7 didn't do aaaa record lookup

My laptop is installed with Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate , 64 bit version. Recently, I went to the university, which only provides ipv6. I've built a OpenVPN Tunnel to handle ipv4 traffic, but I've found ...
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ipv6 compatibility, are there any pitfalls? [closed]

i don't know if this question fits perfect on superuser but i'll ask anyways feel free to move. are there any pitfalls with ipv6? we are planning to move our webservers to an ipv6 only machine, is ...
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Why does Windows 7 override IPv6 interface flags?

I'm setting up a basic IPv6 network and when I was configuring one client I observed that after some time the OS enables "managed address configuration" and "other stateful configuration" when "router ...
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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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Understanding the black magic of IPv6 addresses

my router (AVM Fritz Box) is supporting 6to4. So far it works but I want to understand what's going on. The last few hours I spent on a IPv6 book. There are many things I understand now but there is ...
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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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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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ipv6 forward does not work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ipv6 6in4 forwarding I recently setup IPv6 on my network and I have a major issue with the ip forwarding. I have no problem whatsoever to communicate internally in ipv6 ...
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Ipv6 6in4 forwarding

I successfully setup 6in4 ipv6 tunnel to enable ipv6 connectivity at home using a remote linux box with a /64. The connectivity works well between the two host, but not with internet. Here is my ...
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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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Is there a way to test alternate IPv4 routes?

i am using Hurricane Electric's Tunnel Broker service to get IPv6 connectivity. TunnelBroker lets you have access to the IPv6 Internet by using a standard IPv6 tunneling protocol. You send IPv6 ...
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Why do I need a managed switch and which one should I buy?

I bought a 2nd router and I want both routers to have direct WAN access to the modem. One of the 2 routers directs VOIP traffic to a telephone line port. This VOIP service is provided by the cable ...
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Connect to a ipv4 site with ipv6

Is there a way to connect to a ipv4 website using an ipv6 proxy? cause I have vps that only has ipv6 so I want to setup a proxy server using ipv6 only but want to connect to ipv4 websites
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IPv6 and IPSec - why do I need an external daemon?

I read that IPSec is mandatory for IPv6 implementations. Does this mean that it should be handled by the OS and that IPSec configuration should be mandatory for IPv6 to work? If so, why is this not ...
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Separate the multiple ipv6 addresses

I have a vps that comes with 16 ipv6. I used one of the addresses and I tried testing the proxy at http://ipv6-test.com/ but it detected that is using the first ipv6 adddress instead of the certain ...
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How do I access IPV6 from IPV4?

I have been searching for a long time ipv4 to ipv6 proxy program but i nothing found... Currently i have IPv4 address however i would like to try IPv6 address. Is there a simple solution for IPV6 ...
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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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Why do I have so many IPv6 (inet6) addresses?

If I run ifconfig on my Linux (Ubuntu) server, I get the following output: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr d0:27:88:0f:80:74 inet addr:10.1.0.11 Bcast:10.255.255.255 Mask:255.0.0.0 ...
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IPv6 LAN Clients IPV6 Address List

I am only using 'radvd'[Stateles Addres Configuration] server to advertise the prefix for LAN clients. LAN clients are formaing global ipv6 address based on advertised prefix. I need to display the ...
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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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Can I prioritize IPv6 traffic over IPv4 traffic on Linux?

Is there a way I can give traffic over IPv6 a higher priority than traffic over IPv4? Purpose is 2-fold: Promote IPv6, and be able to connect even when my server is swamped by IPv4 users.
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How to configure a large mtu (linux)

I have a gigabit ethernet connection from my laptop to my router, and a working ipv6 connection to the internet. I can receive very large packets from sites on the internet, with sizes up to at least ...
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How to check if protocol 41 (6to4) is filtered by ISP without changing the network configuration?

Obvious way (just setting up 6to4 tunnel and pinging) fails because ip command seems to be read-only on my VPS: can't change any networking-related settings. So I try using raw sockets: ...
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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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How to redirect local connection to my things in IPv6 on linux?

With IPv4 I can make some program connect to my service instead of where it wants using REDIRECT and DNAT targets in OUTPUT chain in iptables (sometimes combined with -m owner) In IPv6 hovewer 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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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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How can I get Firefox/Chrome to reach IPv6 websites?

I have been experimenting with IPv6 using a Windows7 client with the default Teredo IPv6 tunnel enabled. I can reach IPv6 hosts (ipv6.google.com & www.v6.facebook.com) successfully using PING ...
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What happens when all IP addresses run out?

I recently read an article in which they wrote that that there will be a time when there will be no more IP addresses available. Is that right? Do I need to register a website now just in case?
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Which Linux-based firewall supports IPv6?

Out of the box neither IPCop nor ipfire support IPv6, not even on the green interface (internal LAN). How do I add IPv6 support to one of them? If that's not possible, is there a linux-based embedded ...
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Why can I not (re-)install IPv6 on Windows XP Home laptop?

Years ago for some unknown/mistaken reason I uninstalled IPv6 on one of my XP laptops. I have not been able to reinstall IPv6 - neither via the commandline nor the GUI. The error message is: ...
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How does IPv6 source address selection work in Linux?

How does Linux choose which of possibly many IPv6 source addresses to use when connecting to another site? I am opening connections to 6to4 and non-6to4 sites from a host configured with both a 6to4 ...
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How to add multiple IPv6 address for single host in /etc/hosts?

I want that a name should be resolved with multiple IPv6 addresses. I don't have access to a DNS server and I don't want to run a demon for that purpose. I want to add the entry in /etc/hosts and it ...
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How do I get Tomato to use IPv6

My ISP provides native IPv6 and it works great when I connect directly with my macbook to the ethernet port. I get a ipv6 assigned and all IPv6-only sites works great. But when connecting through my ...
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Relation of IPSec and IPv6 to SSL/TLS

My understanding is that IPSec is a security layer added inside the IP protocol to make IP itself a secure transport. My understanding of IPv6 is that it is the newest version of IP that will (for ...
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Deny ping response in ipv6

I would like to know how to deny ping replies on my ipv6 address. We have been messing around with ping flooding on ipv6 at work, and the usual way to block icmp requests does not work. I have tried ...
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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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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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Dynamic allocation of IPv6 site local addresses

I am interested in hosting multiple services on a single host. Each service (which will all be HTTP for the sake of example) currently uses a private IPv4 address and different ports (e.g. there ...
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Is there a way to enable/disable IPv6 without restarting Chrome?

chrome://net-internals/dns#dns has a button which allows us to enable IPv6 for Host resolver: This is how it looks like after clicking Enable IPv6: How do I revert to the previous state without ...