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 test IPv6 security with a mikrotik router?

Noob here. 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? ...
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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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Why has ping started to resolve hostnames to IPv6 addresses?

Why would my computer (Vista Business) begin to start pinging using IPv6? I have not to my knowledge made any change to enable this. When I ping a local computer with it's hostname, ping has started ...
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Setting up IPv6 internal network with WiFi access point

first of all I'm completely new to ipv6 so please forgive me if I'll say something stupid. I'm trying to setup an ipv6 internal network to test an application I wrote ( yeah I can code for ipv6 but I ...
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How do I configure a mikrotik router to run on IPv6?

I am experimenting with ipv6 and would like to connect to my Mikrotik router via ipv6 on a local level. This would include connecting to it by an ip6 address, and interacting via icmp6. I have ...
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Gogoc and OpenVPN - can't seem to make them work together

I have a problem with my setup and I was hoping you guys could help me figure out what I should do. I'm currently running a 6LowPAN using RaspberryPi and Arduino nodes. Since I don't have native IPv6 ...
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PPTP VPN only using IPv6 Connections?

I followed this tutorial to set up a PPTP VPN: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-setup-your-own-vpn-with-pptp Once complete, I connected to it with my desktop and noticed I ...
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IPv6 configuration: ISP is blocking Neighbor Discovery

My ISP offers IPv6 to interested customers, but doesn't provide any support in this regard. I've been given a /64 prefix (let's call it 2345:6789:11:22::/64), a gateway address (2345:6789:11:22::1) ...
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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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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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What is the relevance of “fe80::1%lo0 localhost” in /etc/hosts?

Following are the entries in my /etc/hosts. I was wondering what is the last entry (fe80::1%lo0 localhost) for. 127.0.0.1 localhost 255.255.255.255 broadcasthost ::1 localhost fe80::1%lo0 localhost ...
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How do i get pdnsd to cahce both ipv4 and ipv6 records and use what's available?

This is how i run pdnsd mostly: pdnsd -4 -c /etc/pdnsd.conf -d -muo Unfortunately for some websites it looks for an AAAA record vs an A record and because AAAA is not cached by pdnsd it takes time. I ...
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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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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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Configuring IPv6 on Debian - Global temporary address

My mac generates a daily temporary ipv6 for outbound connection usage, is there something similar that's available on Debian? Thank you! -Pablo
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Get IPv6 correctly through another router

My ISP is Unitymedia NRW, Germany. It it a cable (like TV) ISP which has given me a Technicolor TC7200 modem/router. The ISP uses DS-Lite, so I only have a public IPv6 address, and no IPv4 address. ...
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IPv6 gateway configuration

I'm running a dedicated server at OVH with 16 virtual machines on vmare ESXI. The vms are running debian 7. Network 2001:xxx:2:9508::/64 Gateway 2001:xxx:2:95FF:FF:FF:FF:FF according to the OVH ...
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Running DHCP for ipv4 and ipv6 on different servers in the same network

I have a network where ipv4 addresses are assigned via DHCP on the router. The router, however, is capable of routing ipv6 but does not support ipv6 DHCP. Would running 2 DHCP servers (one for ipv4 ...
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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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What's the responsibility of an IPv6 owner?

Living behind a consumer-grade router for the memorable past, I guess I took the side-effect of NAT for granted, in that I had the burden of forwarding ports when I needed to, instead of have to ...
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IPv6 subnetting - coverting decimal to hexadecimal

I came across a question on IPv6 subnetting, You work as a branch network administrator of a large company with offices in many cities around the world. The corporate network is currently in ...
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No DNS requests in Windows 7, nslookup works, ping and tracert can't resolve

I was trying to bring my old desktop computer back from the dead and faced a problem I couldn't deal with. The main issue is what I've written in the title - nslookup works, ping and tracert give a ...
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How to avoid exposing my MAC address when using IPv6?

On my Macs, each IPv6 address includes the MAC address of a specific computer (not of my router). Sites such as ipv6-test.com not only show it, but even tell me it belongs to an Apple computer. This ...
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ip6tables: how to handle periodically changing prefix?

My ISP provides me with native IPv6 (unfortunately DS-Lite for v4) and I'm using SLAAC for the clients in my local network behind a broadband router. As I don't trust the router (which is configured ...
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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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Is it possible to get two IPv6 networks to communicate over IPv4 Internet in this case?

I have a setup of a laptop connected to a cellular IPv4 network (3G usb dongle) and PC connected to another IPv4/IPv6 network. Both have been configured to run as IPv6 routers and each has its IPv6 ...
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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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Routing IPv6 traffic through Debian pptpd into Hurricane Electric's IPv6 tunnel

I have set up a tunnel using Hurricane Electric's services on a Debian machine. It seems to work alright; I can ping6 ipv6.google.com and open it in links. I've also set up a PPTP daemon on the ...
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IPV6 and MAC discovery

Is there a way to get the MAC and IPV6 Global link address for the network, just as ARP does with IPV4 in Ubuntu. I tried to retrieve IPV6(Link Local Address) using THC-IPV6 tool. But retrieving MAC ...
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Why do I get “General Failure” when pinging host name on a Win 7 node on the network?

This is a very peculiar problem with a station on our network. The client pc is running Windows 7 Pro. What makes this problem interesting is that this client is the only node on the network that ...
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Getting LAN clients to use IPv6 tunnel of Debian router

I have a Debian Jessie powered server which acts as router for our home network. I have succesfully managed to set up an IPv6 tunnel using TunnelBroker and traceroute commands return succesfully. ...
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Enabling IPv6 causes certain websites to go dark?

I'm trying to enable IPv6 since my new ISP (CenturyLink) supports. When I do, however, I am unable to connect to half the websites I visit, even if they're well known and well developed. (Yahoo.com ...
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Unknown IP address is kept loggin into my email account

My Google account showed me that this IP address (2601:2:1080:6bf:596c:862:733b:9ccb) has logged into my email account multiple times. Is there anyway to track this IP address? This is not what a ...
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Is IPV6 blocking my DHCP on Fedora?

I’m running Fedora 20 with KDE on a laptop I use for work. When I’m at home I use DHCP and when at work I have to statically assign an IP. When I came home the other day for some reason it doesn’t ...
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Choose different host part during IPv6 auto configuration

My Internet provider assigns dynamic IPv6 prefixes, which changes every few days. Is it possible to change the host part during auto configuration, e.g. using the prefix from the router ...
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Behavior of IPv6 Privacy Extensions

IPv6 privacy extensions are defined in RFC 4941. From that I understand that the temporary interface identifier is not only chosen anew when the temporary lifetimes expire, but also when the link ...
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Virtualbox running Ubuntu and ipv6

I'm just playing around with ipv6 and I was trying to use netcat over ipv6. I tried the following and it works. $ # terminal one $ nc -6 -l 7171 $ # terminal two $ nc -vvv -6 ::1 7171 ...
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Default Gateway IPv6 but IP set on IPv4

I have a client who has a network setup. I have a couple of devices which work on the network using socket communication which I want integrated onto their network. There is a PC which is to be made ...
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Google Chrome freezes using IPv6

I've got a bit of a problem with Google Chrome. A few weeks ago I switched to another ISP that offered IPv6. Since then Chrome is randomly freezing when accessing certain websites (freezing as in "not ...
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Windows doesn't respond to IPv6 multicast ping

I'm trying to do a IPv6 multi-cast ping from Linux and I can't get a response from my windows host. ping6 -I eth1 ff02::1 Will find all my Linux and iOS devices but not my Windows hosts. I can find ...
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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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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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Revoking a dhcpv6 address lease

Is it possible to revoke a dhcpv6 address lease before it expires? For instance, if the prefix changes, is it possible to distribute new IPv6 addresses?
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No IPv6 with Asus RT-N56U

Consider the following: My ISP have native IPv6. When I plug directly into ethernet port on my motherboard I have IPv6 connectivity, everything is configured automatically, and works fine. But when ...
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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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Issues configuring IPv6 on Red Hat 5.8

I'm new at linux and i'm trying to configure IPv6 on a Red Hat 5.8 due a specific application I'm working on. This Linux is installed in a VMWare 8 and the IPv4 is working fine! I can ping the host ...
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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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Reinstalled Windows 7 - Now cannot connect to any activation server or Microsoft Exchange

I reinstalled Windows 7 this morning, and now I am unable to connect to any activation servers for any Adobe software, and I cannot connect to Office 365 Microsoft Exchange server in Outlook 2013. ...
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IPv6 Virtual Network in Linux

I'm going to do a project based on IPv6 Network. So I need to create a IPv6 Virtual Network in my Linux OS (I use Ubuntu). Also I need to create some virtual hosts in my virtual network and setup ...
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VDSL2 Modem in bridged mode using IPV6 in LAN

I have a VDSL2 IPv6 modem, it is bridged by default so usually sharing files between computers in LAN has happened with the same speed as my connection, which is 100/30 mbits. So basically all the ...