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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Can Windows 7 acquire DNS from IPv6-Router-Advertisement?

I am playing around with IPv6. Usually, Router Advertisements transmit the prefix and gateway for SLAAC. Since DNS is quite essential, since 2010 RA should also be (optionally) able to transmit the ...
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Uncheck IPv6 Checkbox (Unbind) for a Specific Network Adapter on Windows 7 with PowerShell

To preface this, I'd just like to say I have spent a great many days considering the great evils of this request. Nevertheless, I must press on. Unfortunately, on Windows 7, the NetAdapter module is ...
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PTR record and A record should match. What if there is no A record?

If I understand RFC1912 section 2.1 correctly, these rules apply for PTR records: 1) Every working IP should have a PTR record 2) PTR and A records should match (although this is not checked ...
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How to whitelist an IPv6 address in VPC security groups on AWS?

I cannot enter an IPv6 address in the inbound rules in AWS VPC security group settings. It says The source must be a valid CIDR (e.g. 0.0.0.0/0) or the ID of another security group and It wont let ...
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How to configure dnsmasq to send DNS server Info via DHCPv6

There is a known problem with a IPv6 Windows Client that it does not accept the DNS Server Info sent by Server via Router Advertisements, even though the IPv6 address assignment works. DNS Server ...
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ip6tables with K26 std-nokaid-small firmware for my WNR2000 version 1 router?

I am looking at the K26 std-nokaid-small firmware for my WNR2000 (v1) router. It is supposed to support IPv6, but is ip6tables (or other IPv6 compatible firewall) included in the image? ...
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Ubuntu as a IPv6 router not taking default route from upstream RA

I've got an Ubuntu 14.04 box that acts as my home router. I've got an IPv6 /64 delegated by my ISP, and I'm using RA and the WIDE DHCPv6 client to configure IPv6. Everything works well, except no ...
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IPv6 tunnel interface

I don't know its valid question or not.My question is i have eth0 interface with public IPv4 address and i already created 6to4 tunnel for ipv6.So my question is when i am trying to access a ipv6 host ...
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How can I get windows to release an IPv6 address

I have a windows system with an IPv4 address and an IPv6 address and I'm trying to figure out how to release my IPv6 address. I've tried ipconfig /release6 and I get this error An error occurred ...
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IPv6 conflict on same network

My requirement is, i am trying create a graphical user interface for my embedded system for ipv6.So i have option for setting manual IPv6 address.My requirement is when i enter manual IPV6 address,i ...
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disable IPv6 autoconf (MAC-based) IPv6 address without disabling privacy addresses?

Is it possible to configure the Linux kernel to automatically get the RFC4941 temporary (privacy) IPv6 addresses without getting the RFC4862 public (MAC-based) IPv6 address? With the following sysctl ...
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Windows 10 ICMPv6 Echo Request/Reply not working

I have a strange problem that even though my firewall is completely disabled I can't ping my default IPv6 gateway. When I ping it from a Linux box it is working as expected but under Windows 10 ...
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cPanel doesn't recognize IPv6 address in MySQLRemote [migrated]

I need to input my IP on cPanel's MySQLRemote list of authorized addresses, and it says is invalid. When I go to http://whatismyipaddress.com/ or run ipconfig, it shows my IP address is as below: ...
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RTNETLINK answers: No such process

I am trying to delete my default gateway using ip -6 route .my ifconfig out put is ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr d8:cb:8a:0c:ff:06 inet addr:192.168.2.230 ...
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IPv6 ranges and Behrouz Forouzan Data Communications and Network book

I have been teaching from 2007 edition (4th ed) of the book "Data Communications and Network" (McGraw Hill, Behrouz Forouzan) for a few semesters and I did not notice that the tables on IPv6 ranges ...
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no reply from terado server

I am trying to implement miredo tunneling in my Ubuntu machine.i setup everything.But i am not getting teredo interface.When i am checking the miredo service status systemctl status miredo.service ...
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How to block websites via host file with IPv6?

I am following the next tutorial to block some distracting websites: http://masonsklut.com/how-to-block-websites-on-your-mac-using-terminal/ The problem is that the tutorial covers IPv4 ...
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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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How do I disable a router-assigned IPv6 DNS server?

I am using dnsmasq on a network as a DHCP and DNS server. The DNS service is required in order to resolve names of hosts internal to the network. However, when interfaces supporting IPv6 configure ...
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How does AWS convert an IPv6 address to an IPv4 address when whitelisting “My IP” address

I recently had to whitelist my IP address in an AWS security group using the "My IP" option. It worked perfectly and displayed an IPv4 address, but when I looked up my IP address with Google I got an ...
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Can we use IPv6 addresses only?

I am trying to do a project about IPv6. My first query is, can we completely disable our IPv4 address and use only our IPv6 address? My second query is, how can an IPv6-only host communicate with an ...
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RDP and freerdp over IPv6

My question is how we can use this RDP and freerdp protocols with IPv6.These protocols support IPv6 or these protocol only support ipv4.Any help would be appreciated
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Get IPv6 address of an IPv4 machine?

Given two machines on a local network, both connected via IPv4 and IPv6, can machine A get the IPv6 of machine B if it has machine B's IPv4 address? I presume the ARP cache should be able to provide ...
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Making connection between ipv6 to ipv4

I am trying to learn ipv6 .So i have lot of doubts on ipv6 .I already read about ipv6 transition mechanism.My doubt is how a ipv6 host can communicate with ipv4 host through ipv4 network.I read ...
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How to use socket or raw socket to sniff all icmpv6 nd packets?

I am working on NDP(neighbor discover protocol) on a router host and the ndp proxy functions to advertise neighbors behind the same router host. But currently, got stuck with the socket to sniff ...
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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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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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Connect two PCs using LAN cable over ipv6

I have to transfer the data from 1 pc to another using LAN cable. I know how to do it with ipv4, but I have some problem while using ipv6. Steps I have done: Dis-select the ipv4 opting from network ...
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Windows Update doesn't work and consumes 100% of CPU (Win7 SP1) [duplicate]

I've observed a strange behaviour with Windows Update (Win7 SP1). The process svchost is consuming an entire core of my Virtual Machine (VirtualBox) doing nothing (i.e., there is no network traffic ...
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Where did my machines take IPv6 addresses?

In IPv4 I am required to have DHCP server or manual config to assign NIC some address. In IPv6 I found that many machines have some addresses despite the fact I never configured them (moreover, I ...
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Radvd - prefix through RA

With Radvd running on my router, my client PC as everyone says on net "automagically" gets an ipv6 address. Is there any way I can use the same prefix which is published by RADVD in its RA and make ...
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Each network operation causes sound interference

Recently I found that each network operation (like opening web pages in browser or loading old ones) causes sound corrupt (digital interference) in listening music or watching video (with sound). ...
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Ssh and ipv6: resolution

On my /etc/hosts i made some ipv6address fe80::ee01 hpux.ipv6.private hpux fe80::ee03 slack64.ipv6.private slack64 I do ssh -6 fe80::ee01%br0 OK if I do ssh -6 ...
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ipv6 migrating from ipv4 on local lan

I started to migrate local lan from ipv4 to ipv6 I'm a little inexpert about this new ip,and for be lazy I use those address,short and simple Old ipv4 net hpux1 192.168.0.13 hpux2 192.168.0.12 ...
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I can't set ipv6 address, because the object is already exist

netsh interface ipv6 set address "Ethernet" my ipv6 address When I tried to set ipv6 address on a interface "Local Area Connection", it just added on this interface, but I wanted to modify address. ...
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Should I really add `127.0.0.1` to proxy WPAD autoconfig?

Recently I met a strange problem with Java applications were not able to connect to itself. After digging I found, that the root cause was that opening the URL of http://127.0.0.1 was leading to the ...
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How to enable IPv6 in OpenWRT 15.05?

My university provides native IPv6 support in campus network, and I want to let devices (running Linux) in my TL-WR720N router's LAN have IPv6 access. After many trials, I can make LAN devices able ...
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What other protocols can run over the Link Layer besides IP protocol?

I am reading about ARP here and it says "Each protocol is assigned a number used in this field. IPv4 is 2048 (0x0800 in Hexa)." What are other alternatives to IPv4 and IPv6 as protocols to be run ...
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Unable to connect to WiFi via NetworkManager sometimes(!)

I have an issue which occurs only in Arch + Xfce + NetworkManager. It doesn't occur in Arch + Gnome + NetworkManager or in Ubuntu or Arch + Xfce + wicd on my machine if I'm not missing something. ...
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ssh_exchange_identification: connection closed by remote host - not caused by public keys or DNS

I have been using this ssh-setup for months, but yesterday it stopped working for whatever reason. It would be great if any of you had an idea how to fix it. Setup: MyComputer(Ubuntu) > Machine1 > ...
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How to get the IPV6 IP address of Linux machine?

I want to get IPV6 address on my linux box. I know one command to get the IPV6 address. Command: $ ip addr show dev eth0 | sed -e's/^.*inet6 \([^ ]*\)\/.*$/\1/;t;d' Output: ...
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dynamically distribute gateway

Here is picture of very simplified network: Linux is running on all of PCs. PC10 act like router = default gateway for net 1 and net2. Everywhere is IPv6 protocol. All PCs must have static IPv6 ...
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can connect to ipv6 access point, but not communicate with devices

I am attempting to run a local ipv6 network and have gone through a number of tutorials, but with limited success. I'm running a server on the router/access point and it is the only device I need to ...
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Limit Windows router advertisement/forwarding to VirtualBox

I enabled IPv6-networking via IPv6-tunnel from Hurricane Electric. The tunnel endpoint is a Windows 10 machine with a public static IPv4 (no NAT! public routable IPv4! No DHCPv4!). I am running a ...
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Does linux support the update of IPv6 NUD state machine ?

I am studying the rules of IPv6 Neighbor Unreachability Detection. And rfc7048 updates the state machine of NUD. However, I found most of linux releases do not support this update. I want to find ...
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How does IPv6 affect throughput?

In order to upgrade throughput, somebody advised me to work on IPv6. How does it affect throughput?
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How to get a network of different IP addresses on IPv6?

Does anyone know if it is possible to get a network of different IP addresses on IPv6 (not sure if they have it in my area?). What I'm thinking is maybe I could have a little network like at work now ...
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BitTorrent daemon with IPv6 web interface? [closed]

I'm looking for a BitTorrent daemon (for Debian) that has a webinterface which can be accessed via IPv6. Transmission and Deluge come to mind, but both of them seem to lack IPv6 support in the ...
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Can't access some websites using IPv6 tunnel from LAN

My router (running Ubuntu Linux) is dual-stack, dual ethernet. The router's WAN interface is configured with IPv4 PPPoE to my ISP. Hurricane Electric gives me an IPv6 tunnel which is working on the ...
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Use native IPv6 with WRT160NL router and DD-WRT

I currently own a Linksys WRT160NL router with DD-WRT v3.0-r29134 std (02/19/16) installed on it. My ISP (French) is Free, and the modem it provides (the Freebox) supports the IPv6 natively. I can ...