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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First Reply on Ping is Unreachable the rest is okay

please check this weird ping i'm having ping 192.168.22.181 Pinging 192.168.22.181 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 192.168.22.1: Destination host unreachable. Reply from 192.168.22.181: bytes=32 ...
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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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/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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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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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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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 ...
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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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IPv4 header options handled different in Win7 and WinXP

If I send an ipv4 packet with (non standard) options to a WinXP host, it works as I expect it to do: The packet is handled correctly. If I send the same packet to a Win7 host, the packet is answered ...
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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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Inject packet to a different NFQUEUE

I have an NFQUEUE, for IPv6 packets hooked to PREROUTING chain of mangle table in ip6tables. Once I receive a packet in user application, I modified the header. Infact, modified the header from IPv6 ...
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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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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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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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IPv6-only client to IPv6/IPv4 dual stack server tunnel?

I have a IPv6-only client and a IPv6/IPv4 dual-stack server. The client can connect to the server via IPv6. I want to set up a tunnel on the server so the client can access IPv4 resources through the ...
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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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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 @ ...