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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Why does ip6tables -A INPUT -j DROP blocks outgoing server connections

I'm willing to configure both iptables & ip6tables for IPv6. But for some unknown reason last ip6tables rule in my config block any outgoing connection for my server (apt-get, wget, ping, ping6 ...
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IPv6 users see different site than IPv4 users [on hold]

I had a site hosted on 1and1 that I moved to an Azure VM. I found that some people who have IPv6 enabled in their routers (not sure if that's the only situation but it's the one that I came across) ...
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OpenVPN can't ping host outside local network

After an entire day spent to let openvpn's client get their ipv6 and ipv4 at the same time now i have a big problem. ipv4 works fine From my openvpn server i can ping6 every host From my openvpn ...
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IPv6 and dynamic hosts… A few questions? [closed]

I'd like to configure IIS (Internet Information Server) to host a local web site that's only accessible via IPv6.. And since I am new to IPv6, i figure this is the best forum for this! Here's the ...
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nginx won't listen ipv6

I'm running a nginx server (1.8.0) and I want to listen both in ipv4 and ipv6. But even with the right listen statement (and a restart of nginx of course) a netstat -tlp | grep nginx return tcp ...
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ipv6 address configuration on serial interfaces

I tried to configure Ipv6 static routing on three routers, I configured ipv6 addresses on all three routers using ipv6 address auto config, The middle router have been configured with different global ...
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IPv6 web server unreachable

I've bought a new dedicated server with 2 IPv4 addresses and a /56 IPv6 subnet. When I ping to my domain names on the dedicated server I get a message back. But when I ping from outside nothing ...
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NGINX doesn't start on CentOS 7 reboot (fail on try to bind ipv6 address)

I have installed nginx / 1.8.0 on my server (CentOS 7.1), but does not start automatically after restart due to this error: 2015/06/20 10:34:11 [emerg] 827#0: bind() to [ipv6-address-here]:80 failed ...
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OpenVPN ifconfig-ipv6 in TAP mode

I want to set up IPv6 address on my OpenVPN server operating in TAP mode. According to documentation, ifconfig expects two parameters: l and rn. For TAP devices, l is local address, rn is netmask. ...
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ufw status (what does the v6 stand for?)

My ufw status output looks like this: To Action From -- ------ ---- 22 ALLOW Anywhere 80/tcp ...
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Are there any use cases for supporting zone ids for public ipv6 addresses?

I am testing a product made by a vendor for communicating with external servers with public IP addresses. When testing the product I noticed that IPV6 addresses with zone ids, e.g. ...
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Reverse Zone, PTR record in GoDaddy

I've just setup my domain in GoDaddy and want to add a DNS Reverse zone, PTR record in order to get my reverse IPv6 working, e.g the test in IPV6-test.com. I have got this working with another domain, ...
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IPv6 dead before receiving ICMPv6 ping

TCPv6 and UPDv6 are dead until server received ICMPv6 ping. Further analysis shows that actually TCP and UDP packets won't even come to the server. But after receiving ICMPv6 ping, everything starts ...
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mac osx ping6 only with sudo?

today I encountered a weird problem on Mac OSX 10.8.5 and IPv6: I tried to ping6 a host that is known to be up and running (I am connected to the host in question through ssh using the same remote ...
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Force use of IPv6 address over IPv4 address

I'm attempting to serve a website from a machine that only has an IPv6 address. I have purchased a domain name and changed the AAAA record of the DNS resource record to my IPv6 address, and have ...
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Make LXC containers directly accessable with ipv6

First off I have a special IPv6 address allocated to my dedicated server, just 1. A ::1/128 one. But I can assign addresses to eth0 (eg ::2/128, ::3/128, etc). Now I would like to run LXC containers ...
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Cant set IPv6 Address on centos6

Im having this issue recently. the iproute2 utility cant add a ipv6 address /sbin/ip -6 addr add 2001:0db8:0:f101::1/64 dev eth0 RTNETLINK answers: Invalid argument that ip is just copied from ...
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What is the ipv6 equivalent of 0.0.0.0/0

When describing IPv4 networks, I can use 0.0.0.0/0 or just 0/0 to specify all networks. What is the equivalent notation for IPv6?
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How to assign multiple IPv6 Alias addresses to one network interface

I have an IPv6 Range which i am trying to assign on a centos6 server. I have updated my below files for IPv6 configuration: [root@test ~]# cat /etc/sysconfig/network NETWORKING=yes ...
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IPv6: I'm confused about addresses [closed]

I'm starting studying IPv6 and I'm having some troubles understanding some aspects. Let's clarify if I'm getting this right! A single host may have: - a unicast global address - a link local address ...
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How do I send network packets from an ipv4 address (with port forwarding) to an ipv6 address (no port forwarding) without STUN?

* I have the following situation: * Bob wants to interact with Alice directly (encrypted interaction, no intermediary server who will forward his packets). Both are behind NAT. Alice has a public ...
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Custom IPv6 stateless autoconfiguration suffix [duplicate]

When a router announces an IPv6 prefix via Router Advertisements, a host can use SLAAC to automatically derive the remaining bits from its MAC and use the combination as its globally routable IPv6 ...
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More Than One Static Address Binding for DHCP?

I have my DHCP server setup to be connected to three subnets (ie: 2001:abab:1234:1:: or 2001:abab:1234:2::) using three unique IP addresses, except in DHCP server binding properties I can only see one ...
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IPv6: No NAT / Local Addressing + ISP Offline

I've been reading some articles about IPv6 and I'm currently playing with some addresses on a VPS. Recently I was thinking on a typical home/office IPv4 network. We're used to have a local DHCP ...
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Bind9: Master->Slave Notify IPv6 with fallback to IPv4

I've a small Master->Slave DNS scheme setup between two machines running Debian 8 + Bind9 in dual IP stack. The master and the slave both own an IPv4 and IPv6 used by bind, enfored by the ...
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Windows Server 2012R2 DHCP Scope Preference

I have three scopes setup in DHCP. Subnets 0, 1, and 2; setup with the preference of 1, 2, and 3 respectively. Yet when I tell a client to renew its address it gets an address from subnet 1. What is ...
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Apache 2.2 won't start with an ipv6 address [closed]

I'm trying to only allow the localhost on a certain folder, it works perfect with ipv4 (Allow from 127.0.0.1) but as soon as I add ipv6 (Allow from [::1]) my Apache won't start anymore. I checked the ...
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Disable DHCPv6 client in Windows

I don't quite understand the link between 4 parameters related to IPv6 stateful and stateless autoconfiguration used under netsh int ipv6 set interface command context in Windows: advertise ...
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Why is 2002:: an invalid IPv6 addresss?

I'm currently learning IPv6 and during a test I tried to configure an interface with the global IPv6 address 2002:: and failed, stating that is an incorrect address. And I have noticed that if I try ...
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DNS: Root hint server 2001:500:1::803f:235 must respond to NS queries for the root zone

We are using IPv4 in our company. Our ISP does not provide IPv6 and this won't change in the next years. The Best Practices Analyzer (BPA) of our Server 2012 R2 DNS server warns about the IPv6 DNS ...
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IPv6 with IPv4 over RRAS SSTP VPN from Client that only has IPv4 access

I'm setting up Server 2012 R2 RRAS to be a SSTP VPN. I've got IPv4 working perfectly. My environment is dual stack (v4 and v6). When I enable IPv6 on the VPN my client gets a valid address but is ...
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Linux ipv6 forwarding

Situation I know how to do ipv4 forwarding, and expected ipv6 forwarding to work pretty much the same way. So I configured a VirtualBox host with the network address configured from my ISP. Right ...
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Setting up OpenVPN with IPv6 drops packets

I have tried a multitude of OpenVPN tutorials with zero luck getting OpenVPN up and getting clients to talk to the internet with IPv6. However IPv4 works just fine. The server is Ubuntu 14.10 and ...
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DNS not working with Ipv6

I'm trying to configure bind for ipv6 protocol.I have added the entries to the zone and configuration files but still the ipv6 IPs are not returned when i try for nslookup.Can someone guide me to ...
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How to configure DHCPv6 and DNSv6 configuration in Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm planning to configure DHCPv6 and DNS server in my network. I would like to understand whether both DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 can be configured using isc-dhcp-server service? When i tried nslookup ...
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Identify individuals behind SLAAC addresses

We're operating an IPv4 network (on ethernet & Wifi) in a student dorm with ~200 users and want to deploy IPv6 in the long term, with stateless autoconfiguration on a single /64 prefix. ...
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Domain’s NS accessible via IPv6 only [closed]

Imagine a level-2 domain where some (albeit not all) NSes haven’t any A record but have AAAA instead. In other words, some NSes are accessible via IPv6 only. Ī mean, something like: @ IN ...
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How do I get puppet master to listen on IPv6?

So I have a RHEL 7 server on an internal network with IPv6, and I am able to SSH into it via IPv6 and it is also serving DNS to other hosts over IPv6. I have noticed that puppet master bind to IPv4 ...
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IPv6 connections from outside the LAN are timing out; what is blocking the connection?

as I understand with ipv6 there is no NAT so every client on a network will get a different public ip address (so there is no need for port forwarding). so I checked on my network and indeed every ...
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IPv6: differences between “routed prefix” and “link prefix”?

What are the exact differences between "routed prefix" and "link prefix" for IPv6?How do these differences in a wireshark-Trace? (if you observe a Host with an assigned "routed prefix" or a Host with ...
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How can i configure a static ipv6-prefix to one linux host [duplicate]

I have a virtual Linux server (Kubuntu 14.04) and i will ask the hosting provider for a complete /64-Prefix for this machine (at the moment i have 4 individual IPv6-Addresses). How do i configure the ...
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Can ping from PC to cisco router's ipv6 address (from LAN side) but can't ping from one pc to other's ipv6 address

PCs are connected to Cisco switch and up link goes to Cisco 1841 router on router LAN side interface f0/0 ip add: 2001:xx:xx:xx:1000::64/120. IPv6 is not enabled. I am not able to give prefix length ...
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How to ping a host with different MTU size to simulate icmpv6 packet too big scenario?

As the Title states,I want to check whether my host will actually send a ICMPv6 packet too big if i send a packet with beyond the defined MTU size.I don't have a cisco router(extended ping) to try out ...
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Two global IPv6 addresses?

What is the scope of the second IPv6 address fdee:de36:ce2c:0:174:d4b5:64b7:33f9 ? Netsh confirms that both are global/public. Is there any reason I get 2 global IPv6 addresses? Wireless LAN adapter ...
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ipv6 static routing is not working

wondering ipv6 static route default route nothing working, only can ping the directly connected interface, but sh run command gave the static routes which I created to other networks, but on the sh ...
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DirectAccess: Client receiving icmp error from Ipv6 address

Pardon my naivety but I have never setup DirectAccess before, I've done some research prior and was unable to find a relevant resource. Let me provide a little background and then I'll jump into the ...
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Am I meant to allocate a /64 to every host?

I have been reading conflicting sources and seeing different behaviours about how a CPE router should be assigning IPv6 addresses. RFC3633 seems to imply that each host should get /64, while RFC6204 ...
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How to configure DHCPD server to bind static IPv6 address by DUID?

how can i configure the server to make static record DUID - IPv6 ? For example i have such DHCPv6 request: Client Identifier Option: Client Identifier (1) Length: 7 Value: 31303030303133 ...
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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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How to disable temporary ipv6 address in win7?

I found that the ipv6 link local address was generated randomly in win7,not followed the eui-64 standard. Then I found this link and followed its guide. netsh interface ipv6 set global ...