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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How to configure ipv6 on Mac OS X to ping its own address? [migrated]

I'm trying to configure ipv6 on my local wifi network. I've already succeeded with ipv6 from my router (Zyxel Keentic Giga) to ipv6 internet via built-in 6to4 tunnels and the router can ping6 to ...
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Rule accepting input HTTP in ip6tables not enough to allow IPv6 requests

I am facing an IPv6 accessibility problem with my server. The server is IPv6-capable and is capable of contacting/being contacted by third-parties on IPv6 (ping6 and traceroute6 tested on my Debian ...
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What might be causing specific IPv6 HTTPS servers to send an excessive number of RST packets?

Client browsers on my IPv6-enabled home network hang and time out when attempting to load https:// URLs from specific IPv6 sites, such as ones operated by CloudFlare. In those situations, the live log ...
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IPv6: “Destination unreachable: No route” Routing error?

I've got an IPv6 address added to a bridge (sysctl has been configured to enable forwarding). However whenever I try to ping an IPv6 host it fails with the following error: PING ...
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ip6tables: how to handle periodically changing prefix?

My ISP provides me with native IPv6 (unfortunately DS-Lite for v4) and I'm using SLAAC for the clients in my local network behind a broadband router. As I don't trust the router (which is configured ...
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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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Clients losing stateless ipv6 addresses

I'm having problems with Linux VM's at a certain VPS hoster. Periodically the hosts lose their ipv6 address. They go to 'deprecated' and then disappear completely. On the client side I have checked ...
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Different 'ping6' reverse lookup behavior using ipv4 vs ipv6 dns servers in /etc/resolv.conf

I'm hoping someone could help shed some light on the different behavior ping6 is demonstrating on a GNU/Linux box. The machine is a Linode host which has been assigned both an IPv4 and IPv6 address. ...
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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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CISCO SWITCH AND TELNET — 2 [closed]

I need to configure my cisco881 as below after i write "ip address 192.165.1.1 255.255.0.0" the telnet session is disconnected i have ping to 192.165.1.1 but can't access via telnet what should i do ...
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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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iptables for ipv6 address port forwarding to localhost port

Say I want to redirect 2a00:1450:400c:c01::71 on Port 443 to localhost Port 12345. How to do that with Iptables? Update Okey, it's Weechat which running an SSL relay on a port >=1000. It can make ...
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Configure IPv6 on FreeBSD webserver

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 ...
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possible to make Apache listen to ip range? [duplicate]

Is it possible to make apache webserver listen to a ip range? for example using: listen 192.168.0.*:80 or listen 192.168.0.1/5:80 (these examples are for IPv4 but i need it for IPv6 ...
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Ubuntu IPv6 port redirect using ufw

I'm trying to configure port redirection from port 80 to 8080 on server with both IPv4 and IPv6 support. The OS is Ubuntu 14.04 with the 3.2* series kernel. It is a production server, so I don't want ...
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How should I temporarily disable IPv6 for an entire network?

We have a medium sized network with IPv4 and IPv6 across it, and our upstream provider is making IPv6 go away for two weeks while they do... something. (It's "experimental" and we don't pay for it, ...
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Odd multicast messages during IPv6 autoconfiguration

So I am trying a little autoconfiguration on some virtual machines while observing what happens in wireshark and trying to understand what how it works, step by step. This is how any of those ...
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hostname command returns nothing on ipv6 host

I have an RHEL host that is dual stacked for ipv4 and ipv6. Ipv6 is the primary, including all DNS records for the host. Ipv4 is a fall back to reach ipv4 only networks, its even behind an ipv4 NAT. ...
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IPv6 connection dropping on Debian 7

EDIT: I've tried something different based on searching around. This is now my /etc/network/interfaces: # This file describes the network interfaces available on your system # and how to activate ...
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Tomcat & Java not listening on IPv6

We've got a webserver running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Tomcat 7 and Oracle Java. So far, we have been serving a web app on IPv4 address on ports 80 and 443 (80 redirects to 443). I'm trying to make the ...
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vServer: Configuring single (/128) assigned IPv6 addresses for use as IP address pool for IPSEC (Strongswan) road warriors

I've a new (dev) vServer up and running. Unfortunately the provider only hands out single IPv6 addresses (not even /64 subnets). Now I am a bit confused how to achieve the following: I want to use ...
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How do I set up an IPv6 DMZ with iptables without a static allocation?

I have several networks which are on Comcast's residential network. I need to access those networks from a variety of environments, via an SSH proxy on one of the hosts. (As it happens I'm using ...
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How to I forward requests on a IPv6 port to a IPv4 host behind NAT?

I run a Xen Dom0 with 2 VMs NATted (other VMs are bridged, and are ok). This Dom0 has an IPv6 and IPv4 address. Requests to, for example port 25 are forwarded to a LAN address that one of the VMs ...
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FreeBSD 10 IPFW IPv6

I'm struggling to allow IPv6 connections on my FreeBSD 10 server. I have a working IPv6 connection. But IPFW blocks all the IPv6 traffic. #!/bin/sh # # flush existing rules ipfw -q flush # allow ...
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Is net.ipv4.vs.timeout_timewait used also for IPv6?

Does this setting for TCP net.ipv4.vs.timeout_timewait apply only to TCP connections established over IPv4 or does it also apply to TCP connections established over IPv6? I have found this for ...
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IPV6 not acquired from ipv6 address pool in ubuntu 12.04 for ISC server

Ubuntu 14.04 running in ISC-dhcp-client is not acquiring IPV6 from the pool given in server. Below is vim /etc/dhcp/dhcpd6.conf file default-lease-time 600; max-lease-time 7200; subnet6 ...
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How do I access a machine on an IPv6 address?

We have a CentOS installation, The machine has the IPv6 Address fe80::fc54:ff:fea1:563/64. What address should I specify within my Windows machine so I am able to access the CentOS machine? We are ...
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Mangling traffic from a Mikrotik Router

I have a MikroTik powered Router in the house with a couple of internet connections (2 200/10Mb Cable modems and a 100/20Mb VDSL Line). I am using Mangle rules to set routing marks and NAT rules to do ...
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Red Hat 6.5- sysctl -w net.ipv6.conf.default.accept_redirects=0

I am in the process of writing a Red Hat 6.5 Kickstart disc with hardened security. I have run a program to determine where the weaknesses are in my system, and apparently there is a medium severity ...
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Gmail is Unreachable from Google Compute Engine

I have been getting network is unreachable errors every time i try to use php to mail something out. alt2.gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com [2a00:1450:4010:c03::1a] Network is unreachable ...
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Can I use NAT64 to route public IPV6 traffic to internal IPV4?

I have a bunch of public IPv6 addresses and some services that run IPv4 only. Can I use NAT64 to connect these services? Is there another solution like a proxy or something?
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How do i reach IPv4 addresses from an IPv6-only network?

I would like to reach this address via an IPv6 address: http://downloads.openwrt.org/attitude_adjustment/12.09/ar71xx/generic/packages/ In our Freifunk routers there is no DNS available, so the name ...
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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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DNS servers already use anycast. Will adding more IPs enhance scalability?

RFC 1034 requires us to assign at least two IP addresses for DNS servers. However, redundancy can already be achieved by a single IP address if we use anycast addressing. BGP anycast seems to scale ...
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How to assign multiple IPv6 addresses with DHCPv6 to a single interface?

This seems to be possible based on the spec rfc 3315 page 23: Excerpt: The configuration information in an IA consists of one or more IPv6 addresses along with the times T1 and T2 for the IA. See ...
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In Linux, how can I automatically assign an IPv6 address to an interface based upon its IPv4 address at boot time?

On a CentOS 6 machine, I have a server with 2 NICs, eth0 and eth1. eth0 has address 192.168.0.1. I would like to create a script that parses the IP address of eth0 and assigns a similar-looking IPv6 ...
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IPv6 address not available from outside

Since Hetzner pretty much doesn't give out any IPv4 addresses, no matter what the reason is, I decided to give IPv6 a try. These is the assigned IP address subnet mask IPs: 2a01:4f8:190:5112:: /64 ...
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Why does /proc/net/tcp6 represents ::1 as ::100:0

I was writing an utility to check /proc/net/tcp and tcp6 for active connections as its faster than parsing netstat output. As I dont actually have ipv6 enabled I was mainly utilizing localhost as my ...
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How can I assign IPv6 addresses based on existing IPv4 addresses?

I have several hundred Server 2008 R2 machines with static IPv4 addresses. I'd like to enable IPv6 on each interface, and then automatically assign IPv6 addresses to them based on their existing IPv4 ...
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Cannot ping from client to internet via IPv6 tunnel

I'm facing an odd issue with my IPv6 setup. I've configured it as follows: /interface 6to4 add comment="SixXS 6to4 tunnel" local-address=zz.yy.xx.94 (my wan ip) mtu=1280 name=6to4-sixxs ...
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iptables dual stack - ipv6 not working

I have problem with my iptables setup. I want to have completely dual stacked server so I use same rules for IPv4 and IPv6. However all IPv6 connections are just being dropped while IPv4 are working ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Ipv6 multicast

I having troubles to setup an IPv6 multicast server with Ubuntu 14.04, the server fails with Invalid argument when try to bind to IPv6 multicast address, checked with mcfirst tool and got the same ...
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Adding a whole IPv6 /64 block to an network interface on debian

I tried adding a whole IPv6 (/64) block to an interface using ip route add local 2001:41d0:2:ad64::/64 dev lo like described here on my Debian server, but I seem to be missing something. If I ping ...
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Linux 6in4 tunnel server can't properly forward IPv6 packets due to failing neighbour discovery

I am trying to set up 6in4 tunnel server on my VPS. Client and server can ping IPv6 address of each other, when I try to ping an outside server from the client, I get ICMP address unreachable error. ...
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Possible to re-enable IPv6 without rebooting?

I have a machine running CentOS 5.8. IPv6 was disabled by creating a file /etc/modprobe.d/disable-ipv6 with the following contents: options ipv6 disable=1 Removing the file and rebooting the ...
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Why is ARIN (etc.) allocating such large blocks of IPv6 addresses?

The whole issue of IPv4 depletion and waste seems to be final getting behind us with the (somewhat) increased deployment of IPv6. The sole purpose of IPv6 was to solve the issue of IPv4 address space ...
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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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OpenVPN with IPv6 drops packages

I am using OpenVPN (build from tarball) and have a /112 subnet. My server is configured to use tun. IPv4 is working correctly, but IPv6 has some problems: ping6 ipv6.google.com gives no reply. When ...
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“Warning: hostname localhost does not resolve to address ::1: No address associated with hostname” inside an openVZ/Debian container

I'm getting the mesage regulary inside mail.log from postfix. In special, but not only, at mails send received mailman. warning: hostname localhost does not resolve to address ::1: No address ...