Refers to the 4th revision of the Internet Protocol, where addresses are usually displayed in the form of dotted decimals between 0-255. Ex: 169.254.0.1

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How does this ipv4 network card understand this ipv6 listening server?

So, I just setup a new server on a droplet and looking at eth0 with ifconfig I can see that the network card is setup for one IPv4 address and one IPv6 address (IPv4 changed for protection): inet ...
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IPv4 Nating and IPv6 Bridging

We have only 5 usable static IPv4 IPs and many IPv6 static IPs. We want Multiple nodes/pc to be connected with Internet using nating/router because we have limited number of IPs. We would still want ...
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Do anycast addresses imply IPv6? [closed]

From what I understand, as a random user on the Internet, you cannot really know if an IPv4 address is unicast or anycast. However if you ping that IPv4 from two hosts physically located on two ...
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Assigning Outbound ipv6 Addresses to Users via Squid-Cache Proxy?

I know that I can assign ipv4 listening ports that route to outbound ipv6 addresses for connections to ipv6 sites using Squid-Cache but the problem is there's a limit on the amount of listening ports ...
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Squid Proxy: How to link inbound IPv4 ports to outbound IPv6 Addresses

I'm using Squid and I need to accept inbound connections on an ipv4 address using an ipv4 port that each user account link to an specific outbound ipv6 address. So for example I want to open port 4000 ...
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Windows computer with static IP and 169.254 APIPA address

I have a Windows7 Pro computer being used as a server to control our IP cameras. Recently, it refuses to connect to any of the cameras, even though the cameras themselves are working. I can access ...
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What would be the side effect if I use network address as my IP address? [closed]

I have read at multiple places that network address is a reserved IP and is not recommended to be used as an IP address for an interface. However, I do not see any immediate error or other side effect ...
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What interaction is required for a Windows server and Cisco router to setup and destroy a Multicast session?

I'm trying to understand how Multicast actually works, and have read numerous articles and Wiki pages, and have gathered this: A multicast address takes up state on the router of the membership, ...
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Ubuntu refuses to route packets for public subnet through linknet

I've run into the novel concept of routing through a linknet from my new ISP, and am currently trying to get a /28 routed properly on my Ubuntu 13.10 server. However, this is proving futile. This is ...
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How does anycast work with tcp?

TCP, being stateful, should require subsequent packets to reach the same server. (Stateless) HTTP runs on top of TCP, and CDN's can use anycast. So how does TCP work with anycast? What if the syn ...
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For IPv6 migration, should we replace existing L2 switches running VLANs?

My L3 Core switch, Nortel ERS 8600, is IPv6 compatible. However, during migration to IPv6, do we need to also check the compatibility of edge/distribution switches in a VLAN-based campus network?
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Ubuntu 12.04 services using ipv6

I currently manage two servers on Linode. The first "server-a" is running 12.04, the second "server-b" is a fresh install of 14.04. A while ago I had some trouble with spf records on server-a and ...
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Dual-Stack Lite and FTP connection via IPv4 - How?

my original question: FTP client/server failing on switching to PASV mode Based on that, I would like to know if/how I can open a FTP connection from a computer that is inside a ISP's network that ...
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How can I change metric of public network in route table

In my windows 8.1 ENT [64 bit] machine I have 3 network adapters. Ethernet 1 is connected to public network and other 2 ethernet adaptors are connected to different internal networks. The problem is ...
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how to 2 ip virtual in public dan private with forward to different destination

Here my case, Server 1 public IP in 1 box (eth0) -> 203.x.x.55/28 and 57/28 gw 203.x.x.49 private IP (eth1) -> 10.10.8.1 Server 2 private IP in 1 box (eth0) -> 10.10.8.5/24 and 7/24 gw 10.10.8.1 ...
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IPv6 servers and IPv4 client base

As IPv4 addresses are running out rapidly, a time will come when there will not be even single IPv4 address available for allocation. But, huge number of devices will still be running on IPv4. ...
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Making a reverse zone file on a 255.0.0.0 subnet

I’m trying to setup a reverse zone file for this subnet that has two hosts on it: 10.10.100.10 and 10.128.5.10. This means he netmask for the subnet would be 255.0.0.0. I inferred that the file name ...
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can I use DNS with private NAT addresses?

I want to build a service that dynamically creates VMs and assigns each VM a public DNS record which could be a full domain or a subdomain. Assume the VMS all live on a single host. The VMs will have ...
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Logging the outgoing port for IPV4

I need to become an IPV4 and IPV6 expert in a couple of hours. Our company is being bullied by the internet legislator in our country to move fast to offer the site in IPV6 only (we are just content ...
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Route IP to OpenVPN client

I have to external IPv4-IPs at my VPS. I want to route one to a VPN client, OpenVPN (tun). Only one VPN-Client should use the VPN, and I want to route all traffic to my second external IP to this VPN ...
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Attack from strange IP address, how to block?

Looking through the mail logs I've noticed a lot of these: Apr 7 11:33:25 s123456 pop3d: IMAP connect from @ [::ffff:192.96.206.9]checkmailpasswd: FAILED: web14p3 - short names not allowed from @ ...
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iptables NAT forward range

I have two network interfaces, eth0 and eth1. eth0 has a public ip, eth1 has 172.16.0.254/24. I'd like to do the following mapping: 172.16.0.1:22 -> eth0's public ip:2001 172.16.0.2:22 -> ...
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4in6 tunnel for heterogeneous systems [closed]

I have clients (OS X 10.9 and Linaro/Ubuntu) in a native IPv6 network and a Server (Debian) in both native IPv4 and IPv6. The Plan is to use the Server as a gateway of sorts, as in 4in6 ...
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change timeout for dropped ip traffic

I am behind a corporate firewall, which simply drops (swallows) all ip-traffic to unknown ip-addresses. It takes a lot of time for Linux (Ubuntu 13.10) to abort my erroneous connection-attempts, ...
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Should we accomodate a customer asking us to NAT servers behind new PUBLIC IPs within a VPN?

We're a SaaS provider, setting up a IPSec VPN between our data center and a customer's site so they can directly access their hosted database server from their LAN. Instead of exposing our internal ...
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Best choice of private addresses for a “device area network”

I'm building an appliance consisting of several subdevices connected by ethernet inside the appliance. The appliance will connect to the customer network. The customer network can be using private ...
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no internet connection when in private network [closed]

I have an ubuntu server with a public IP, which I can reach with ssh from my local machine. However, when i put this server in a private network, I can no longer reach it with ssh from my local ...
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Configuring DHCP IPv4 and static IPv6 on the same interface

I need to configure on a network interface (eth1) with static IPv6 and get an IPv4 address from DHCP on a CentOS 6 machine? Using the configuration below I only get a dynamic IPv4 address: ...
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Make NginX serve different pages depending on the IPv4 encoding base

You can access google on 186.215.155.54 , 0xBAD79B36 or 3134692150 (remember to put http:// before if you want to try). How is the base conversion handled by the browser? Is there any way for NginX ...
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Dell VRTX get ip address of server attached to chassis

I wanted to know if there is any racadm command to get the ip address of the attached server's in a dell VRTX chassis. racadm getslotname will give the Host Name of the server but not the ip ...
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What constitutes valid justification for more IP addresses?

I host a small website with a well known VPS service. They provided me with one IPv4 address upon registering and said additional addresses would require justification. I requested one additional IPv4 ...
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Cannot browse ipv4 websites (OpenVPN )

I have set up an openVPN tunnel on my VPS (OpenVZ - Ubuntu 12.04). The problem is when I'm connected to the vpn, I can only browse websites which support ipv6 like google. Ipv4 sites aren't loading ...
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Setup IPv4 local on IPv6 VPS

I have a dedicated server running multiple IPv6 only OpenVZ containers. I want them to be able to communicate with the IPv4 internet, but I realized that isn't going to be possible with IPv6 only. So ...
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IPv4 header vs IPv6 header size

Just wondering from looking at that picture if Total size = payload size and the IPv6 header is bigger, does that mean Ipv4 packages can contain more data?
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Docker will only bind forwarded ports to IPv6 interfaces

Is there a way I can tell docker to only bind forwarded ports to IPv4 interfaces? I have a machine running on Digital Ocean with IPv6 disabled: # echo '1' > ...
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Why doesn't this IPv6 listen directive also accept IPv4?

In my nginx (1.4.2) setup on Ubuntu 12.04, I have set up only one configuration file (I deleted/disabled the others): server { listen [::]:80 default_server; location / { root ...
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/etc/init.d/iptables-persistent start returns fail but seems to work

I am trying to activate iptables-persistent on an Ubunutu server. Config files are located in /etc/iptables/rules.v4 /etc/iptables/rules.v6 I have installed the iptables-persistent package. ...
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How to do dual stack IPv4/IPv6 with virtual hosts on nginx 1.4

I'm using nginx 1.4.1 (now, before it was 1.2.1) and would like to support dual stack (IPv4 and IPv6). I'm always getting duplicate listen options for xyz errors from nginx. server { listen 80 ...
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SPF: softfail (domain of transitioning email does not designate 2a01:4f8:121:2062::2 as permitted sender)

I am seeing this SPF softfail for emails sent from my server, and I notice that 2a01:4f8:121:2062::2 is an IPV6 address. When I check 2a01:4f8:121:2062::2 it is translated as 0.0.0.2 ipv4, so that ...
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ipv6 on Ubuntu server - how do I secure?

On our Ubuntu server, ipv4 & ipv6 are enabled. We have taken these steps so far. Enabled iptables & ip6tables Copied the rules exactly from our iptables to ip6tables Do we need to make ...
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IP Routing with 2 Subnets

We currently have a Cisco ASA on a range with only two usable IP addresses. The Cisco has 217.67.255.31 and the BT NTE box (for the leased line) has 217.67.255.32. (on /32) Now we want to split this ...
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Does Linux support IPv4 mapped IPv6 addresses?

I work in a mixed IPv4 / IPv6 environment. I read that IPv4 addresses can be mapped into the IPv6 space with this syntax ::ffff:1.2.3.4 (1.2.3.4 is the IPv4 address) Does Linux support this ...
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Why does ipv6 not specify a protocol version?

I am relatively new to dealing with network packets, but as I look into the ipv6 header formats, I do not see a place where the ipv6 headers define what protocol is used in the data section -- but the ...
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MAC Address & IPv6

While MAC addresses are 48 bits, that is a lot more than the 32 bit IPv4 adresses (even counting the reserved addresses 255, 127, Class D Multicast etc ), will we not eventually run out of them? ...
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Why is there a total length field in the IPv4 header? [closed]

Headers of IPv4 datagrams feature a field called total length coded on 16 bits. As there already is information about the header length of the datagram, having the total length seems redundant: it can ...
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CentOS, ifdown on virtual interface removes IPv6 addresses on physical interface

In CentOS 6.4, when using 'ifdown' on a virtual interface, the IPv6 addresses configured on the physical interface are also removed. I expect only the virtual interface to be changed. How can I ...
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IP testing tool similar to wireshark website [closed]

I am looking to implement a tool similar to the one linked below on my personal server/website what are the steps I would need to get started? http://www.wireshark.org/tools/v46status.html I ...
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Getting DNS replies for non-existing hostnames (DNSMasq)

I noticed some 'weird' DNSMasq behavior when I set up my LAN for dual stack IPv4 & IPv6 networking. It seems that my DNS server (DNSMasq) which acts as a forwarder and also has all the host names ...
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RHEL (say 5.6, kernel 2.6.18-238) with dual IP address (IPv4v6)

So I have a SERVER that that utilizes RHEL's (assume 5.6) underlying kernel for setting up TCP connections and other networking aspects. My deployment need requires that the SERVER have dual IP ...
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FreeBSD Nic Setup - Dual NICs with lagg

I have a server running FreeBSD 9.0. It has two NICs using the igb network drivers. I was given a range of IPs, for example's sake I'm just going to make up some IP addresses, so let's say ...