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Seems I just can't nail the right rc.conf configuration for IPv6 on my FreeBSD 10 VPS. I'd like to go completely IPv6 and tutorials/instructions i followed aren't really working for me somehow.

It's just a basic, minimalistic web server VPS with one NIC.

/etc/rc.conf

ifconfig_vtnet0_ipv6="inet6 2a00:f48:1024:feed:b00b:feed:b3c9:c7c9 prefixlen 64"
ipv6_defaultrouter="2a00:f48:1024:feed::1"
rtsold_enable="YES"
ip6addrctl_policy="ipv6_prefer"

/etc/resolv.conf

nameserver 2001:4860:4860:8888
nameserver 2001:4860:4860:8844

Is that the right defaultrouter field value? It would help if somebody suggested changes or shown their configs.

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You need to use the gateway address that should have been given to you by the VPS provider. Unfortunately, I know who your provider is, and they apparently do not tell the customer the gateway address as normal procedure, requiring a support ticket just to learn the gateway address.

Try 2a00:f48:1024::1. If it doesn't work, open a ticket with the provider.

You will also need prefixlen 48 with your IPv6 address.

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just out of curiosity, why prefixlen 48 and why "unfortunately"? –  purpler Jul 1 at 20:17
    
Because they don't seem to know how to do IPv6 subnetting (or possibly that they can't). Everyone is thrown into the /48 and they don't further subnet it. –  Michael Hampton Jul 1 at 20:32
    
nah, tried, didn't work. :/ –  purpler Jul 2 at 7:38

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