IPv6 is the successor to IPv4. Rather than 2^32 addresses (like IPv4), it has 2^128, which is 340,282,366,920,938,463,463,374,607,431,768,211,456 unique addresses (34 undecillion). IPv6 addressing is quite different to IPv4 and is not backwards compatible, but protocols that sit on top (HTTP, SSH, ...

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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 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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Link-local address is unreachable

I have configured ipv6 on Cisco ASR 1000. Cisco configured as BGP router. LAN interface connected to linux and windows machines. All ipv6 addresses on CentOS and Windows are static. I checked Cisco's ...
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Setting up IPv6 ACLs on 3com 5500g to block Router Advertisment messages

Is there a way to set up IPv6 ACLs on 3com 5500g switch to block RA traffic on access ports? I couldn't find settings for setting up any IPv6 ACL. Acording to guides, there should be ipv6 specific ...
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Debian Wheezy doesn't answer to ICMPv6 neighbor solicitations

Hello, there. I manage some Wheezy servers with IPv6 enabled on all of them. They all have a global IPv6 /64 block using the first address in the block as the primary, i.e.: root@Host /h/david# ...
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ServerName with IPv6 with Apache

I'm basically trying to redirect every request on :443 to :443. I found this way to do that, which work pretty nicely, once the visitor discard the SSL alert (my certificate isn't valid for my IP, 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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Invisible IPv6 addesses in DHCPv6

A Windows Server 2012R2 provides DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 for the complete network. I wanted to add some reservations for DHCPv6 but the Server responses an error that there's already a Client with the same ...
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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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ADSL router happily accepts IPv6 packets of 2K in size

As I understand IPv6 fragmentation, the routers do not perform fragmentation, only the end-to-end nodes do. And when any router along the path receives a packet larger than the MTU of the link to its ...
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CentOs 6.5 ipv6-ipv4 output

I think I disabled ipv6 on eth0 on my Centos 6.6 entering the following lines : I edited the file /etc/sysctl.conf, and I entered the following command adding the below lines into that file: ...
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IPv6 unreachable until restart interface [migrated]

IPv6 works just well in most time, but everyday 's midnight, our network is cut up by school to force us go to bed, and recovered at next day 's 6am. This is done, in my guess, by justing power off ...
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static ipv6 route into a lxc container

I want to route an ipv6 ip to a lxc-container, but the packets are not forwarded. I do not want to bridge the lxc-containers to eth0 and i do not want to use autoconfig. Further i only have a /64 for ...
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How to use same MPLS Traffic Engineering tunnel for ipv4 and ipv6

I have MPLS TE configured and working, but it is currently using IPV4 and I needed to include IPV6. My current tunnel configuration is the following: interface Tunnel1 ip unnumbered Loopback0 ipv6 ...
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How to connect a local network to IPv6 site / net? [migrated]

I want to connect my home network (IPv4 only conection to internet) to my server (IPv4/IPv6), what is the best way to do this? Current setup: Home network ("HOMENETWORK") with Linux (Ubuntu 14.04) ...
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ipv6 address assignment via local server from isp assigned block

I have been looking around and found the information confusing as best. Is there a way to have a server "recieve" the /64 ipv6 block from the isp and then use dhcp or something to assign it out to ...
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LXC Container with public IPv6 network

I have a setup where I wanna be able to access a LXC Container by there public IPv6 Address from public. At the moment I'm getting stuck while trying to access any other net than the network provided ...
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OpenVPN: unable to reach clients over IPv6

Current setup: OpenVPN server with IPv4 and IPv6: [...] port 1234 proto udp6 dev tun server 10.9.8.0 255.255.255.0 server-ipv6 2001:1af8:3100:a00a:0021:a:b:0000/112 client-to-client [...] Clients ...
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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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IPv6 issues with Server 2012

We have a Windows Server 2012 domain. The server acts as our DHCP and DNS. About 2 weeks ago, Comcast changed something in their router I believe, enabling IPv6. Since IPv6 was never initially set up ...
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IPv6 record will not take for rDNS

I added the following to named.conf zone "3IP6.A.B.C.ip6.arpa" { type master; file "3IP6.A.B.C.ip6.arpa"; allow-update { none; }; }; I then created my dns zone record called 3IP6.A.B.C.ip6.arpa ...
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Is IPv6 configuration important? [closed]

My website's server currently uses IPv4 only. I know IPv6 will be important in the future, but: Is it important to use IPv6 now? Does my website get less visitors if the server does not support ...
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IPv6 upgrade broke my SPF? [duplicate]

I run a small custom ecommerce website for a client. I've recently migrated from Ubuntu 12.x to Ubuntu 14.x at a major cloud provider. This came with the benefit of a free/mandatory upgrade to IPv6. ...
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IPv6 Stateless Autoconfiguration route advertisements

In our network, we have a Cisco router acting as the core router, connecting all our sites to the main site. We also have a Linux firewall connecting us to the Internet. Site 1 --\ ...
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How to scan ipv6 enabled hosts on my LAN?

I want to discover all my neighbors who enabled ipv6 protocol and still alive. I tried ip -6 neighbor show but it shows nothing. Can someone recommend a tool and show some examples? Thanks.
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What kind of situations should I enable IPv6 in my linux server?

As we know, IPv6 module is installed and enabled by default in our CentOS server. But I have never use it and many articles tell us to disabled IPv6 feature for performance or security reason. So what ...
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Why privacy ipv6 address cannot connect the internet in guest vm

I have a guest ubuntu 14.04 installed in kvm, host is a fedora 20. The eth1 nic of guest is in macvtap bridge mode. Ubuntu default enables ipv6 privacy extension, and prefers the temporary address: $ ...
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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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very long “connecting” in chrome using ipv6

A connection to an ipv6 subdobain www6.example.com takes very long. In chrome the net tab shows 20s spend in "connecting". All other times are much faster. However only the first two connections are ...
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Managing IPv6 rDNS

Still very new to IPv6 and I talked to my datacenter and they do not do rDNS for IPv6. Unfortunately we currently do not support rDNS for IPv6 allocations. We can however delegate the IP block ...
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Publicly routable IPv6 linux container

My goal is to have a routable public IPv6 address for each of my docker containers. I want to be able to connect into and out of my containers using the IPv6 protocol. I'm using Linode and I've been ...
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IPv6 PPP Link fails forwarding Router Advertisements into local LAN

A Debian Server having eth0, eth1. eth2, ppp0 devices: 2: eth0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state UP qlen 1000 link/ether xx:yy:zz:yy:xx:yy brd ...
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ipv6 to ipv4 translation in switch

I have looked for a solution to this problem but everything that I have found never seems quite match this scenario. I have a small colocation space and I only get 5 IPv4 addresses. I also get an ...
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IPv6 Client Service

I got a Windows Server 2012 which provides DHCPv4 and DHCPv6. The NIC on the Server got 2 IPv6 addresses. I found out that the second IPv6 comes from the "IPv6 Client Service" which (only the ...
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lighttpd does not start at boot after enabling ipv6

A few days ago I configured lighttpd to listen on my VPS IPv6 address as well. It runs on a Debian 7 Xen VPS (Linode) with a 3.15.4-x86_64-linode45 kernel. The version of lighttpd is 1.4.31-4+deb7u3. ...
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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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ipv6 reverse dns not working unless +trace is specified

I'm trying to set up reverse dns for ipv6 in my lan. The dns server which should be delegated is at 2001:5c0:1400:b::9 and an host for which RDNS should work is at 2001:5c0:1500:300::1. The problem ...
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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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How to set the order of ipv6?

an output on my server shows IPv6 in the following order: inet6 addr: 2xxx:xxx:aaac:3e::10/48 Scope:Global inet6 addr: 2xxx:xxx:aaac:3e::1/48 Scope:Global inet6 addr: 2xxx:xxx:aaac:3e::2/48 ...
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Problem with v6 subnet routing

I have a freebsd machine connecting to my sixxs ayiya-tunnel. As I decided to implement IPv6 in our complete network and not only one interface I got myself a routed /48 from sixxs. I'll use ...
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flushed IPs - cannot acces to my server

Edit: If think that there is no problem with IP. However, there is something very strange. Indeed, I've no logs at all. The latest logs was when I restarted my server after removing IPs. OS: Debian ...
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IPv6 configuration - cannot ping

I am trying to configure IPv6 network first time in my live. I have got on my main server following interfaces: br1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 66:ea:5c:99:08:f5 inet addr:192.168.0.1 ...
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XEN virtual machine with IPv6 but without IPv4

How should I create a new virtual machine using xen-create-image if I just got the IPv6 from my hoster? When I tried xen-create-image --hostname=s1.example.com --size=70Gb --swap=8Gb ...
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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 to disable AAAA lookups?

... to compensate for broken DNS servers that are outside our control. Our problem: We deploy embedded devices that collect sensor data at various, mostly IPv4-only sites. Some sites have poorly ...
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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 2012 Obtaining DHCPv6 Address, but has static configuration

This is very similar to the problem I had with 2008R2 (Win2k8R2 Obtaining DHCPv6 address, but has static configuration), but that solution doesn't work with 2012R2. The box is a new 2012R2 domain ...
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Banning IPv6 addresses

I am currently accustomed to using tools like fail2ban to keep unwanted traffic away from my servers by banning IPv4 addresses: too many bad log entries per IP, ban the IP. However when the world ...
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Client access to IPv6 - estimates? [closed]

If I host a service over IPv6 only, what percent of clients will be able access it? I know about these measures of roll-out among ISPs: http://www.worldipv6launch.org/measurements/ And Google's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dropping ipv6 route and ifstate

i have the following issue: i have configured my server to use IPv4 and IPv6. everything works fine. but now somehow IPv6 stops working. ip -6 route is not showing the correct routes anymore ...