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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Allocate an IPv6 address to my MAC address

I like to run a game server periodically, and to help ensure that the address is predictable for other players, I have created a DNS (A) entry to map a well-known DNS name to my public IPv4 address, ...
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Assigning Static IPv6 address to Ubuntu VM in Vmware

I'm trying to assign a static ipv6 address to a ubuntu vm running on VMWare. At the moment, I've got a single network adapter, a NAT. /etc/network/interfaces is configured like this (following this ...
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Forwarding a TeamSpeak instance

I’m trying to setup up a TeamSpeak3 server on my home network "net1.mydomain". It uses an IPv4 subnet of 10.0.0.0/8 in LAN; internet access using IPv4 is possible via CGN. This renders IPv4-only-...
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How can I use curl with ::1 for ipv6 based loopback?

I tried a few ways but they seem to be confusing curl. root@testt:~# curl localhost:8080 <h1>Hello world!</h1> <p>Boom Bam Splat</p> root@testt:~# curl ::1:8080 curl: (3) ...
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Why Windows 8 PC keeps all logs of deprecated IPv6 prefixes?

I have a windows 8 pc and my question is this: I am connected to the Internet and I have a specific global ipv6 prefix. If I reset my router, and by typing the cmd command netsh> interface ipv6 show ...
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IPv6 only works incoming and localy on FreeBSD 8.4

I am running FreeBSD 8.4 and have trouble with IPv6. I can connect to my server from outside, connect locally to my jails. But from the server I cannot connect to the outside world. When I ping6 to ...
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Where is this IPv6 address coming from?

When I run ifconfig (after rebooting) on my FreeBSD 8.4 system it outputs this: inet6 fe80::225:90ff:fe10:7e84%em0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x5 inet6 xxxx:xxxx:1009::2 prefixlen 64 ...
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Using Windows as IPv6 router for the network

self-answer from the crazy ideas dept. My ISP does not support IPv6; I could use a tunnel, but the only an always-on computer I have is a generic desktop PC that runs Windows XP/Vista/7/8. (I&...
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Running ipv6 tunnel on windows 7 alongside local dns server

I am running an IPv6 tunnel via Hurricane Electric in Windows 7, which has been working fine for ages. My router does not support IPv6 at all natively. I am also experimenting with running a local ...
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IPv6 tunnel broker, other devices unable to access ipv6 internet

I'm trying to use a Raspberry Pi to set up as a tunnel broker via tunnelbroker.net. I have a simple set up that looks roughly like this: Verizon ISP Switch/IPv4 Router | |----- ...
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IPV6 at home: my ISP delegates me a static IPV6 /56 subnet, how can I set up an IP scheme & DHCP6 for my network?

My network looks like this: (Cable Modem/Router) <-> (PfSense Router) <-> (Internal Hosts) The IP (changed for security) of my cable modem is: IPv6 Address 2001:1:a481:300:6eb0:ceff:...
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Blocking AAAA responses for certain domains

I'm in Ireland, and my current ISP doesn't provide native IPv6 access -- even if I wanted their consumer implementation of it (which is apparently DualStack-Lite). So I'm using Hurricane Electric's ...
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Make socat listen on both IPv4 and IPv6 stacks

Switched providers the other day, they only assign DSlite-connections. I'm fine, I thought. Thing is - I want to access some of my stuff from outside of my network, which should be of much less a ...
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IPv6: Cannot reach outside of LAN (OpenWrt Router connected to ISP Router through Wi-Fi)

Hello dear server expert, I would like to ask for you help for my installation. I have a Freebox Revolution (I am French and my ISP is Free). The box provides IPv4 and IPv6. Every computer connected ...
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Using IPv6 with Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160

Everything works fine, using IPv4, However, when I configure my router (Netgear WNR2200) to use IPv6 (Pass Through), my WiFi connection does not work. It does however work with a wired connection (...
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Sending too much data over IPv6

I have installed fedora 20 in my laptop, and got a problem that the data traffic, especially the sending part, increased heavily (>10MiB/s), while connecting networks with IPv6. I have tried to use ...
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Can I have a static link-local ipv6 address with dhcp for the other ipv6 settings? (netctl or systemd)

I'm using systemd (specifically netctl) and trying to create a network profile which has dhcp or stateless auto config IPv6 but also allows me to specify a static link-local IPv6 address. I've read ...
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Routing 6to4 packets through NAT

I have a linux router(dd-wrt w/o ipv6 module, no space for that) and a linux PC(Arch linux). I'm trying to setup my router to forward 6to4 packets(protocol 41) to my PC and setup the tunnel on it. ...
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Timeout on Specific IP Address

I'm thomas and I have a weird Problem with my Network/Internet Connection: It's one specific IP(85.10.200.167) I'm unable to connect to. The IP is public in the Internet and works well for many ...
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How do I protect my hosts in an IPv6 world?

I realize that IPv6 adoption is a long way off but I'm trying to understand the basics in order to stay ahead of the curve, and also just for fun. Communicating using IPv6 is no problem. It works ...
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Deploying IPv6 across multiple interfaces with one 6in4 tunnel

I've got a 6in4 tunnel from Hurricane Electric at home which gives me IPv6 connectivity one interface, br0. I'd like to offer IPv6 connectivity on a separate interface as well, br1. How do I enable ...
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unable to connect ubuntu ipv6 host to cisco router

Currently I've been working to set up an IPv6 LAN network with ubuntu hosts and routers. Here's my current configuration: iface eth0 inet6 static address 2001:ac10:101::2 netmask 64 ...
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I am getting different internet speeds on different computers with the same settings

I have two Crunchbang machines with identical /etc/sysctl.conf and /etc/default/grub files. On both of the sysctl.conf files I have ipv6 disabled, and the grub files are at their defaults. However, I ...
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Visiting a webserver behind a NAT that has a IPv6 ICP IP address

I set up a webserver behind my xfinity WiFi router/modem. Behind the router, I have 10.0.0.X addresses. My public ISP IP address is an IPv6 address. When I login to the router/modem and set up port ...
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IPv6 unreachable until restart interface

IPv6 works just well in most time, but everyday 's midnight, our network is cut up by school to force us go to bed, and recovered at next day 's 6am. This is done, in my guess, by justing power off ...
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How to connect a local network to IPv6 site / net?

I want to connect my home network (IPv4 only conection to internet) to my server (IPv4/IPv6), what is the best way to do this? Current setup: Home network ("HOMENETWORK") with Linux (Ubuntu 14.04) ...
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Is an openVPN with ipv6 more secure than PPTP VPN with ipv4?

I have heard that using ipv6 in combination with a PPTP vpn can expose your true ip address, so I have been using a PPTP VPN with ipv4 for the past few months. I am considering switching to an openVPN ...
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Port forwarding through 2 routers with mixed IPv6 and IPv4 [closed]

My ISP recently changed to IPv6 which made my port forwarding through 2 routers not working anymore. My internal router only supports IPv4 afaik. Is there a way to still forward ports through these ...
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Why can't Chromium connect to http://[::1]:8080/ (i.e. IPv6 localhost)?

For developing a statically generated website on my laptop running Debian, I use weborf running on IPv6 localhost, port 8080: weborf -i ::1 -p 8080 -b .. I can connect to http://[::1]:8080/ without ...
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How do I configure ipv6 on a LXC configured bridge?

I am trying to figure out how I can add IPv6 to lxcbr0 that LXC creates. The IPv4 could be configured in /etc/default/lxc-net but I find nothing about IPv6. Can this be done? I am running Ubuntu 14.10
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IPv6 in a SOHO network

If the router in my SoHo network (a Netgear DGND3700) doesn't support IPv6 is there any benefit at all in enabling IPv6 across the server and clients in that network? The successor to that one (a ...
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Packets not received when running IPv6 through a bridge

I have a setup with two network interface: eth0 and tap0, bridged by br0 bridge name bridge id STP enabled interfaces br0 8000.************ no ...
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Ping Global IPv6 address on Ubuntu VM

My setup is like this: Host: Windows 8 with Virtualbox VM: Ubuntu 14.04 with 2 network adapters, eth0 a Host-only Adapter and eth1 a bridged adapter connected to my Wireless. From my host to my VM I ...
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ipv6 forward not work

I have the following problem. I am trying to setup an ipv6 network at my home using my server with an ipv6 tunnel as a gateway. Here is my setup SERVER: server interfaces: he-ipv6 Link encap:...
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Globally Unique IPv6 Address on a VM running ubuntu

For testing purposes, I'd like to be able to deploy VM's running Ubuntu that have globally unique IPv6 addresses. The VM software is Virtualbox. I am able to make link local addresses (as said by ...
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Only Google, Facebook, Wikipedia and select other sites loading

I have a new Speedport 724v Type B router which reports that it is successfully connected to the internet. The problem is: only Google, Facebook, Wikipedia, and a select few other websites load. Most ...
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Linux- OPENSUSE ipv6 related configurations in sysctl.conf lost after reboot

I am using: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64) VERSION = 11 PATCHLEVEL = 1 I added the following parameters to /etc/sysctl.conf: net.ipv6.conf.default.accept_redirects = 0 net.ipv6....
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Windows 7 Home Premium cannot connect to internet via wireless or ethernet connections

I have an HP laptop and I cannot connect to the internet even though it says "Internet Access". When I try I get "Cannot access page", then the browser closes and searches for a solution that results ...
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Can two different services on the same machine use the same port on IPv4 and IPv6?

Say I have two TCP services A and B. A is an IPv4-only service listening on 127.0.0.1:10000. B is an IPv6-only service listening on ::1:10000. Can I start these services on the same machine? That is, ...
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Execute script on ipv6 prefix change

How can I execute a script or program whenever my (world-routeable) IPv6 prefix changes? If there is (currently) no easy way to do this, a pointer to the corresponding Posix system calls would be ...
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SSH using IPV6 getting error “No Route to Host” in Mac OS X 10.10.1

I am trying to SSH with IPv6 in Mac OS X 10.10.1 (Yosemite) but I am getting error No Route to Host"** I can do it successfully with IPv4. Can anyone guide me please if it require any network ...
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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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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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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 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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No 6to4 default route in Windows 8.1

On my Windows 8.1 laptop, i can’t connect to native IPv6 hosts over 6to4. route print -6 shows that no default route is set: ===========================================================================...
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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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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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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 ...