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 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 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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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 ...
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How do client applications know to use IPv4 or IPv6?

How do servers/computers/users/applications know to request a resource over the Internet with an IPv6 address vs. and IPv4 address?
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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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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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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 upgrade broke my SPF? [migrated]

I run a small custom ecommerce website for a client. I've recently migrated from Ubuntu 12.x to Ubuntu 14.x at a major cloud provider. This came with the benefit of a free/mandatory upgrade to IPv6. ...
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Tunneling IPv6 through IPv4 for a specific application?

Client: Supporting only IPv4 (OS: Windows 7) VPS: Supporting IPv4 and IPv6 (OS: Debian) On my client machine I run Proxifier in conjunction with PuTTY. With PuTTY I can create an SSH connection to ...
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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 ...
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How to configure OpenWRT to route IPv6 traffics?

I recently bought a router and flashed OpenWRT, with kmod-ipv6 and radvd installed. I was trying to set up IPv6 connections, but I can only ping ipv6.google.com from the router, not the computers ...
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How can I test IPv6 security with a mikrotik router?

I'm experimenting with IPv6, and I want to test security and encryption. Does anyone know if there is some way to send a secure test packet between my computer and Mikrotik router? Perhaps using ...
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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 Networking: How to forward incoming IPv6 connections from the internet via a second IPv4 interface to other computers in a local network?

I have some kind of Debian server-gateway-zombie that has two network interfaces: eth0 and wlan0 (yeah, wlan0... I know.). eth0 is connected to a internet cable modem that assigns an IPv6 address to ...
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Are IPv4 and IPv6 incompatible? [closed]

Are IPv4 and IPv6 incompatible? Can they be perceived as 2 different internet layer protocols? If yes, what are the significant differences which make them incompatible?
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IPHLPSVC High CPU in Windows 8 x64

I was experiencing consistent high CPU usage in Windows 8 Pro x64. The cause was svchost running at a constant 25% CPU, even at idle. I checked the services that the svchost was running, and toggled ...
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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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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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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 for both IPv4 and IPv6 (using freedns.afraid.org or others)

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 itself, and not a computer behind it. The scenario is that I ...
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Different servers on the same port ipv4 / ipv6

Say I have two TCP servers A and B. A is an ipv4-only server listening on 127.0.0.1:10000. B is an ipv6-only server listening on ::1:10000. Can I start these on the same machine? That is, how are IP ...
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Cannot get an IPv6 address on Debian

I am using Debian 7 with the newest updates. I have a block of IPv6 adresses from my provider and, according to the provider the DHCP server is setup so that I should get an ip automatically (I even ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to disable ipv6 on a specific interface in linux?

Could someone tell me how to disable ipv6 auto-config on a specific network interface in CentOS? The current situation is: A PC has two network adapters eth0 and eth1 that are connecting to the same ...
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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 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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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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IPV6 address removed from interfaces while I make that interface down but IPV4 address still there

Firstly I assigned IPV4 and IPv6 addresses in an interface in Linux..then I brought the interface DOWN and then again UP that interface.. The problem is that then the IPV6 addresses are removed but ...
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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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IPv4 vs IPv6 priority in Windows 7

I have IPv6 connectivity through Hurricane Electric tunnel. Since IPv6 day this year, many services (google.com, facebook.com, etc.) enabled IPv6 on their main domains. On my Windows machine, IPv6 is ...
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Block (nullroute?) an IPv6 hostname using /etc/hosts

I'm trying to prevent my web browser from communicating with certain hosts (mostly ads and tracking). I have a list of such hosts in my /etc/hosts file. For IPv4 I can do: 255.255.255.255 ...
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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 ...
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Access remotely two computers via IPv6

I have a little problem on my house. Recently, I installed Teredo on two computers using sudo apt-get install miredo. Now I can access my two computer via IPv6 using Sockets in C. My goal is: I am a ...
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How to IPv4 through IPv6?

My ISP (Unitymedia Germany) tunnels IPv4 traffic through slow and unstable CGNAT (they call it "AFTR", which seems to be a similar thing) but comes with reliable and native IPv6. Now, is there any ...
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What do I need to do to make IPv6 devices globally accessible using Uverse 6rd?

Summary: With UVerse's 6rd implementation, do I need to buy/install/configure a compatible wireless router in the DMZ to properly handle the IPv6 traffic in both directions (incoming connections too)? ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as IPv6 router for network

I've succeeded in setting up IPv6 for my Raspberry Pi with tunnelbroker.net. However, I would like to share the /64 I got amongst the other devices in my network. The router of the network is a Virgin ...
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Throttled download speeds on new router with Comcast (ipv6 vs ipv4)

Issue with Comcast cable on Linksys or Cisco routers (and others) involving throttled download speed on ipv4. I recently upgraded my internet service to 100+ Mbs and also upgraded my router to ...
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Comcast Speed test slower performance on the IPv4 test than on the IPv6 Test

I have two computers. On one I get the same performance result for both IPv4 and IPv6. On the other I get slower (about 50%) on IPv4 than on IPv6. Why? Is there a config to change it?
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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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IPv4 and IPv6 from different browsers on same computer

On my laptop, in Chrome, when I Google "What is my IP?", I get an IPv6 returned as my public IP address. On the same laptop, in Firefox, I Google the same thing, and get an IPv4 returned as my public ...
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IPv6 network config on virtual box running two Srv2008R2 and Win 7

am trying to set up a test network on my windows 7 laptop to run in an IPv6 environment. basically i have downloaded virtualbox 4.3.12 latest version then created three virtual machines, two are ...
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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 ...