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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Windows translate external IPv6 to localhost IPv4

I have a machine running Windows server 2012, whose external IPv6 address is "2a01:4f8:190:7449::4". Let's assume it has no external IPv4 address, so the v6 address is the only way of accessing it ...
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Make reachable via a fixed address (e.g. IPv6) a server that is actually connected via a variable IPv4 adress?

Need: Internet host at a fixed IP address for full-stack self-hosting People want to perform self-hosting in an area where no ISP provide sufficient service with a fixed IP address. They provide one ...
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IP Address Subnetting [duplicate]

For my computer networks class, I'm having a hard time understanding how to subnet IP into different networks. Here is a textbook question that I'm having difficulty on: Suppose an organization was ...
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Advantages of IPv4 over IPv6

In theory, how IPv4 is better than IPv6? I need only advantages of IPv4 for study purposes. In another words - what are the pros of IPv4?
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IPv4 ICMP Codes/Errors for WAN transmissions

Can someone tell me which IPv4 ICMP Codes/Errors i have to unlock as Best Practise for WAN transmission (RedHat und Cisco)?
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Problems analyzing network capture

I just received a pcap capture in order to investigate some slowness and I believe the issue is related to the network, but can't seem to realize if it's from my end or their end. My IP is the one ...
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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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IP Address keeps getting assigned that is already in use

I have an internal IP Address (192.168.0.57) that every couple of days will get assigned to a machine which will then periodically lose it's connection to the network throughout the day. The first ...
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How can I apply a firewall rule to a specific local IP? [closed]

I host gameservers and as a result have a few IPs. On the main server IP I have the game panel, other IPs are reserved for use by the gameservers I host for my customers. As a result I would like ...
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CIDR Ranges for Everything except RFC1918

I'm looking for a list of CIDR blocks for "The Internet", i.e. everything from 0.0.0.0 to 223.255.255.255, excluding RFC1918 address space of 10.0.0.0/8, 172.16.0.0/12, and 192.168.0.0/16 (yes, I know ...
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IP Address reassignation (unused Ip address)

Available IPv4 address blocks are exhausted and price per IPv4 address is increasing. However I read that 2/3 of IP address remains unused because they were assigned improperly at first stages. Since ...
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How do I make actual use an IPv4 block that I own?

We (a small French company) had reserved an IPv4 /24 block (256 addresses) from RIPE-NCC, over 20 years ago, but never used it. Update: our assignment belongs to the "Provider Independent (PI) address ...
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AS number with two isolated networks

The company I work for have branches all over Europe and data centers in Sweden and Germany. In Sweden all sites are connected to each other via point-to-point links as well as each connected to ...
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Routing not working with OpenVPN

I'm trying to setup an OpenVPN server on Debian 6.0.5 (installed via apt) but I'm stuck with routing problem. This my network configuration: Client <-> Router+Firewall <-> OVPN Server ...
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Connectivity of IPv6 With IPv4 host

I'm recently working on a project, in which we are provided two network one with IPv6 Connectivity only and other with IPv4 Connectivity only. These two networks are connected to each other with a ...
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Powershell - Sort-Objects, list of IP Adresses

I got a /20 network and I want to know all used IP Adresses and their attributes like the MAC, the name and the description plus all free addresses between the used ones so that I got a long list ...
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First Reply on Ping is Unreachable the rest is okay [closed]

please check this weird ping i'm having What may have caused this problem
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Are there cases where the value for REMOTE_ADDR will be IPv6?

Even with fairly widespread acceptance/implementation/adoption of IPv6, I have only ever seen IPv4 addresses used for the REMOTE_ADDR value. Assuming I am using the REMOTE_ADDR for things like ...
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How to set up a Linux gateway for multiple WAN networks?

I have a network with the following IPv4 and IPv6 addresses: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet Hardware Adresse 30:85:a9:42:3e:60 inet Adresse:109.2xx.239.145 Bcast:109.2xx.239.255 ...
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How to disable ipv6 support in Linux entirely?

We are currently setting up a some local network servers to run in a full ipv4 network. I can be sure, that this network don't have ipv6 support, and never will. Next to that, partially because of ...
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New service decision: IPv6 or IPv4?

While hosting new service these days, what would be best decision. IPv4 or IPv6 ? If we decided to launch it on IPv4 address: How easy/difficult to get IPv4 address (considering they getting ...
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Domain connection shows as “unauthenticated”

I have seen various different questions for this problem floating around but either the circumstances arent the same or the solution doesnt work so thought i would post it to see if anybody has any ...
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EC2 multiple outbound IP addresses setup

I've looked everywhere and haven't found a good solution to the following problem: I'd like to set up an ec2 instance with 2 public ip addresses, with 2 rails servers each using one IP address. They ...
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Is it valid to have part of an IPv4 address set to zero?

I am working on a change in a Java EE application that would authenticate based on the user's IP address using ServletRequest.getRemoteAddr. We store IP address ranges (FROM_IP and TO_IP) in a ...
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Can a global IPv6 address be NAT'd to an internal IPv4 address at a firewall-level?

As an organisation we've just requested our first IPv6 allocation. At present we are a wholly IPv4 organisation with a global IPv4 address allocation configured on our edge router and used ...
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Is there a Universal/Generic Default Gateway Address in IPv4? [closed]

Is there a universal and/or generic default gateway address in IPv4? I'm looking for something similar to the way you can always reference a NICs IP address from itself with 127.0.0.1 regardless of ...
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What happens if ISPs mess up IP allocation?

I've been wondering about this for a long time but never really got around to asking it. I know that a lot of companies were initially assigned IP addresses within the /8 (Class A) range and a lot ...
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IPv6: How to start? (ISP perspective)

In our company we have a range of /21 (2048) IPv4 public addresses. We have a bunch of Cisco routers and servers. How to get started with IPv6? What can we do to provide internet to our clients with ...
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Set inet_interfaces for each postfix service

I have a complex postfix setup with dovecot authentication, amavis and spamassassin. The inet_interfaces are set to my IPv4 address, IPv6 address and IPv4 and IPv6 loopback. But I want that the ...
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What's the maximum number of IPs a DNS A record can have?

I have a strange idea - let multiple people/organizations host the same application, and let all their nodes be accessible via a single domain name. That's in order to have, let's say, a really ...
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OpenVPN with mixed ipv4 and ipv6 clients

I have a VPN server handling various clients; some with ipv4 only, some with ipv4 and ipv6, and some that will be ipv6 only. Some of these clients are roaming, so ideally they should connect to ipv6 ...
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Is there a way to allow all external ip connections (i.e ipv6 as well as ipv4) in FreeRadius?

I need to accept all incoming connections to the FreeRadius server be it ipv6 or ipv4. I know that we can allow all ipv4 clients with: client 0.0.0.0/0 { secret = abcde shortname = xxxx } How ...
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How to forward port traffic to public IP in Win2K8

I need to forward traffic coming in to a server from a public IP over a specific port (port 7575) to another public IP address on (preferably) the same port. I am using Windows Server 2008 R2 on the ...
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How to start with IPv6 subnetting on linux gateway

We are currently having perfectly working IPv4 network with a typical layout - internal network with all servers splitted to VLANs in 10.0.0.0/8 (each vlan is /24) and external network with public ip ...
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Do you need separate ipv4 and ipv6 listen directives in nginx?

I've seen various config examples for handling dual-stack ipv4 and ipv6 virtual hosts on nginx. Many suggest this pattern: listen 80; listen [::]:80 ipv6only=on; As far as I can see, this achieves ...
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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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End-to-Edge Protection on DirectAccess

Learning about DirectAccess. This is a diagram of End-to-Edge protection Once the data goes in the corporate network, it doesn't matter whether the corporate network is running on IPv4 or IPv4. ...
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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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Server sending out packets bigger then MTU

I have a server that I am transferring data off of. We were having some problems that were traced back to the fact that the server is sending out jumbo size frames despite the fact that ifconfig is ...
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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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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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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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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 ...