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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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Execute script on ipv6 prefix change [migrated]

How can I execute a script or program whenever my (world-routeable) IPv6 prefix changes? If there is (currently) no easy way to do this, a pointer to the corresponding Posix system calls would be ...
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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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How to set DNS for IPv6 via a GPO (Or something similar)

I work at a school with a fairly unique network and because I am new to IPv6 I am a little lost about how to deal with some of the issues. I do not have control of our DHCPv6 server but our computers ...
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Neighbor solicitation or advertisement not forwarded between interfaces [migrated]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed in a VirtualBox VM on a Windows 8 host computer. Windows 8 had a hosted (wireless) network to which I can connect with my Android phone. The eth0 interface of my VM is ...
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Direct port 443 to 8443 on using ip6tables only? [duplicate]

I am running CentOS 5, running Kernel version 2.6.18 & ip6tables v1.3.5. IPv6 is enabled. I would like to use ip6tables to direct traffic from port 443 to the internal port 8443. We did this on ...
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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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Block (nullroute?) an IPv6 hostname using /etc/hosts [migrated]

I'm trying to prevent my web browser from communicating with certain hosts (mostly ads and tracking). I have a list of such hosts in my /etc/hosts file. For IPv4 in my /etc/hosts I can do: ...
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IPv4 and IPv6 from different browsers on same computer [migrated]

On my laptop, in Chrome, when I Google "What is my IP?", I get an IPv6 returned as my public IP address. On the same laptop, in Firefox, I Google the same thing, and get an IPv4 returned as my public ...
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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 use 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 ...
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how to design network for virtual machines with just one nic

for the past week or so i've been recovering from the shock that i have literally no idea how my isp's network works, by getting a new box and trying to do a sensible design from scratch. our design ...
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IPv6 radvd with vlans

Is it possible to configure the radvd config so that the router advertisement packets got a VLAN- tag? Theres a switch between my Router (software router, Ubuntu OS) and I only want some VLANs to ...
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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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Debian up in /etc/network/interfaces not working

I'm trying to add a secondary IPv6 address to eth0 on Debian Sid. I added the following lines to /etc/network/interfaces: iface eth0 inet6 static address [IPv6 address #1] netmask 64 gateway ...
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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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djbdns/dbndns dnscache query ipv6-only nameservers?

I have (attempted to) set up dnscache on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) to do dual stack for servicing requests AND querying authoritative name servers. To be clear, I'm using the dbndns package, which has ...
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IPv6 several prefix advertisement Global and Local

How to advertise 2 prefixes by router advertisement in BSD for example: One for Local IPv6, and one for Global I need both addresses on my clients simultaneously.
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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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ip6tables drop connections after request on port 80

I have little problem with my Ip6tables. When i apply rules bellow, so everything is fine. After I try http via webpage, all ok. After I will return to SSH try and ssh is disonnected and browser dont ...
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OpenBSD ISC-DHCP IPv6 not working?

How to enable dhcp for ipv6 in OpenBSD 5.5. Default dhcpd don't know about IPv6, it says that option -6 is incorrect and do not understand ipv6 config. But it has version 4.X that IPv6 must be enabled ...
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ipv6 and ipv4 server preference

A webserver I manage is running Ubuntu 14.04 and is configured for dual stack - ipv6 & ipv4. It is my understanding that ipv6 connections have first priority after which it should fall back to ...
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On IPv6 linux router, autoconf and accept router advertisements for single interface

Apparently right now if you have /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/forwarding set to a value of 1 that completely disables the auto configuration of Interfaces and routes, but I have a system with one ...
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Setting up IPv6 on Apache2

Currently I have the "ports.conf" with the following content: NameVirtualHost *:80 Listen 80 <IfModule mod_ssl.c> Listen 443 NameVirtualHost *:443 </IfModule> <IfModule ...
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Why “scope link” ipv6 address can be pinged via interfaces which they are not active on

[root@2_01 ~]# /sbin/ip -6 addr show pubeth0 inet6 2001:1::6/64 scope global inet6 2001:1::1/64 scope global inet6 fe80::20c:29ff:fe69:f9e8/64 scope link [root@v2_01 ~]# /sbin/ip -6 addr show ...
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is it possible in this case to get two IPv6 networks to communicate over the IPv4 Internet?

I have a setup of a laptop connected to a cellular IPv4 network (3G usb dongle) and PC connected to another IPv4/IPv6 network. Both have been configured to run as IPv6 routers and each has its IPv6 ...
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IPv6 host route is deleted after PMTU expires

I am experimenting my new IPv6 tunnel setup between my local Ubuntu box and a scratch Linode. I set up some docker containers, configured 6in4 tunnel server and IPv6 forwarding on the Linode: # uname ...
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ipv6 : why ndp resolves to global scope address?

I'm facing a strange ipv6 behavior and I don't know how to solve it because I'm not familiar with ipv6. Maybe this behavior is normal. I hope that you will help me. ( I'm running under debian 6.0.9 ...
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How many IPv6 addresses can one network card have assigned to it, and what is the benefit?

This is not my area of expertise, so forgive me if I am getting this completely wrong. Some datacentres are now offering IPv6 addresses and potentially 100s per VM. What would the benefit of this be? ...
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Single ipv6 from /64 subnet [closed]

I have a newbie question I'd like to ask. We have a dedicated server and we got an IPv6 /64 block. We want to use squid to make proxy and use those IP. And my question now is: is it possible to use ...
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curl and wget attempting an ipv6 connection

On my dedicated server (hosted by OVH), that is running a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, curl and wget take approximately 10 seconds to complete a simple request. $ curl -v google.com * Rebuilt URL ...
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Exchange 2007 not delivering to primary MX of one domain

I'm trying to send email to a domain that has two MX records. The higher priority record is IPv4 and the 2nd is IPv6. Exchange gives me a delivery is delayed message in my inbox after I've tried to ...
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No IPv6 traffic in bridge mode

Hello happy people o/~ yesterday I had the audacity to reboot a remote Linux server. This Ubuntu 64, 12.04 installation went from kernel 3.11.0-19-generic to 3.13.0-32-generic and also from being ...
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How do I get IPv6 packets to my KVM virtual machine?

My setup is: Debian Wheezy x64 on the host and on the guest. I am using a tun/tap setup to connect a virtual machine to the host. The KVM network options I use are: -net ...
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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, ...