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Some systems not attempting to register IPv6 reverse

I have a few Windows 2012 systems in my domain that are not dynamically updating their records in the ip6.arpa zone for their assigned IPv6 addresses. I have systems that are publishing their record ...
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Static IPv6 address in Windows unused for outgoing connections

I'm running a Windows server and trying to get it to use a static IPv6 address for outgoing connections to other IPv6 hosts (such as Gmail). I need this because Gmail requires a ptr record, and I ...
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Use Windows DHCP/DHCPv6 server without setting a static address

You cannot set the Windows DHCP/DHCPv6 server to listen on dynamic addresses or all addresses, only static addresses. Is there a technical reason for this limitation? Is there any workaround? My ...
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1answer
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Connecting to windows 2003 using ipv6-literal: A duplicate name exists on the network

I'm trying to connect to Windows 2003 server's share using ipv6 address from Windows Server 2008. I use ipv6-literal.net conversion as described on ...
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Disable IPv6 address autoconfiguration on Windows XP

In Windows Vista and later versions, you can assign a static IPv6 address and the gateway to the interface via a GUI or alternatively with netsh. Addresses can also be statically configured on Windows ...
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624 views

Windows 7 laptop with two active network connections will not perform DNS AAAA lookup under certain conditions

My laptop has two network interfaces. The Ethernet interface connects directly to my provider's edge router. It obtains an IPv6 address via SLAAC. I manually set an IPv6 DNS server. The wireless ...
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IPv6 address preference and privacy extensions on Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04

I have a dual-stack network with a DHCPv6 server in a stateful mode (managed address configuration). Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 hosts get the address configuration successfully, but still prefer the ...
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Windows server trying to use IPv6 despite being turned off

I have a server which needs to communicate with another server (both win 2k8r2). One of them recently had an IP address change, and I suspect that the IPv6 address that the AD DNS server holds is now ...
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What Causes IPV6 To Be Used Instead Of IPV4?

I have two servers both running Windows 2008 with IPV4 and IPV6 both running. If on server1 I ping server2 like this ping server2 The response I get is Pinging server2 [2002:9b08:a21::9b08:a21] ...
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What special considerations should I consider when I deploy IPv6 with Windows

We're considering deploying/configuring our Windows machines with IPv6. Are there any special settings, or quirks that occur with the Windows IPv6 stack?
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How to remove autoconfigured IPv6 Addresses in Windows 7/2008?

I'm in the process of exploring IPv6 deployment in my network. I've changed the advertised subnet and now my windows PCs have IPs from the new and the old network. I was able to reset the adapter by ...
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1answer
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4in6 tunneling software for Windows

I have a VM running Windows 2008 R2, and I need this VM to connect to a remote site using VPN. The VPN software does not support Windows 2008 R2 or any other 64 bit operating system, so I can't ...
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Does Windows try to look for IPv6 AAAA records even when it does not have a routable IPv6 address?

My network router is a ZyXEL ZyWall USG 100, which has a built in DNS server. Many Windows computers connect to it and get IPv4 addresses via DHCP. They also are informed of the DNS suffix ...
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How do I add IPv6 address into System32\drivers\etc\hosts?

There is already by default, and it works (Win 7): ::1 localhost This also works (testing with ping): ::1 hosta But when I'm trying to add something non-loopback, it ...
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1answer
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How do I enable multicast routing in Windows XP

I have successfully set up a Windows XP machine as an IPv6 router using netsh, that is, it announces prefixes and forwards packets on two interfaces, as verified by pinging. Now I'd like to forward ...
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1answer
570 views

Why doesn't Bonjour for Windows see my IPv6-only Linux hosts?

On my LAN I have three essentially identical Debian Linux boxes running Avahi. One of them has both an IPv4 address and and IPv6 address, and the other two have only IPv6 addresses. They all show up ...
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postgres - sharing same pg_hba.conf between IPV4 system and IPV6 system

I am trying to package postgres from one machine to another. The source is windows 7 with IP V6 and target is windows XP with IPv4. Starting postgres on windows XP gives error 2010-11-01 12:01:07 ...
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846 views

IPv4 over IPv6?

In Windows, with IPv4 stack disabled, can I encapsulate IPv4 addresses over the IPv6 stack to reach an IPv4 host ?
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Can't ping my Window 7 machine from within a Windows XP virtual machine

I have Windows 7 installed as my primary operating system, on a laptop that's on my home network (wireless). I'm using Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 SP1 to run a virtual machine of Windows XP SP3, in ...
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Semantics of :: and 0.0.0.0 in dual-stack OSes

Back in the IPv4-only days, a LISTEN connection showing in netstat as listening on 0.0.0.0 would respond to connections on any IPv4 interface in the system. As I understand it, the new IPv6 idiom :: ...
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How much is IP V6 addressing being used?

Just how much IP V6 addressing is really in typical use out there? I see that Linux/UNIX seems to be ready for this. But I don't see the readiness as much as the Windows side. Especially not for ...