Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the latest version of the Internet Protocol (IP), the communications protocol that provides an identification and location system for computers on networks and routes traffic across the Internet.

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How do I create an IPv6 overlay network?

I would like to create host-only IPv6 networks on two hosts and then route between them. On each host, there will be a dummy interface, at ipv6_prefix::9. I would like to be able to ping that ...
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Define specific TTL for each interfaces

After some research, I was wondering if it was possible to define a TTL by interface as I can the Hop Limit definition in ipv6. To change the TTL in IPv4, I can change the file ...
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Kernel /proc ipv6 settings precedence

I'm about to connect our network to the IPv6 Internet and need to control the kernel ipv6 settings found under /proc. I know there are configurations for each interface, for all interfaces, and the ...
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Native IPv6 router on FreeBSD

I need your help to configure native IPv6 router on FreeBSD. Interfaces configured well, on both I can see two addresses (real and link local). I can ping ipv6.google.com and when do lynx ...
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How to set MSS manually for IPv6 in Linux?

Suppose I have a networking problem and try to debug it by setting the MSS manually to ex.: 1392. How can I achieve this permanently? I have a native IPv6 address. OS is Debian/CentOS
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Is it better to set rules in ip6tables or disable ipv6?

I have the following network configuration: # ifconfig -a eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:e0:1c:73:02:09 inet addr:10.1.4.41 Bcast:10.1.255.255 Mask:255.255.0.0 inet6 ...
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Force IPv6 only through Miredo

I have an Ubuntu PC with Miredo's implementation of the Teredo protocol. I want to temporarily make it so that I can access IPv6-only addresses with all IPv4 networking available solely for Miredo to ...
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putting extra hops into traceroute6 on OpenBSD

I'm running OpenBSD, or maybe FreeBSD. I don't have lots of IPv4 addresses to waste, but who doesn't have a few billion of IPv6 ones? How do I add some extra IPv6 hops to a traceroute6, around pf(4) ...
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Debian bridge doesn't accept IPv6 config

I'm currently trying to configure my bridge in Debian 7. I do have a working config for IPv4: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet manual auto br0 iface br0 inet static address xx.xx.xx.131 netmask ...
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Ipv6 bridged network not working on Debian 3.2.46-1

I am on Debian 3.2.46-1 running VMWare with a Windows 7 Pro guest. I'm trying to set up a bridged network through eth0 interface, and give the windows virtual machine a static, external IPv6 address. ...
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Curl with ipv6 not working by default

I am trying to curl ipv6 addresses, but without success. If I try lets say: curl https://google.com I wait for a timeout and get network unreachable If I force ipv4, everything is fine. ...
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sysctl: /proc/sys/net/ipv[46]/conf/: what's the difference between “all”, “default” and “eth*”?

In sysctl, the /proc/sys/net/ipv[46]/conf/ keys have the following subkeys: all, default, and a key for each network interface. For example, on a machine with a single network interface eth0, it will ...
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Tacacs over IPv6

I have migrated my Redhat Enterprise linux server 5.5 to IPv6 . Now I want to run tacacs+ for IPv6. When testing from my client, it returns "unable to connect to server for IPv6 address", but for IPv4 ...
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Convert MAC address to Link-local address with bash

How can I convert a Mac address into an ipv6 Link-Local address? you have to add fe80:: at the start and insert ff:fe in the middle furthermore all leading zeros must be stripped
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How to delete inet6 Link address automatically?

There is an inet6 addr on the eth0 interface: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:0c:29:d9:46:f5 inet6 addr: fe80::20c:29ff:fed9:46f5/64 Scope:Link UP BROADCAST RUNNING ...
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tproxy per user

I'm in the process of adding some parental control to my box (http filtering), but I'm something of a nOOb when it comes to network configuration :-( The box is used by the whole family (one account ...
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SSH login via IPv6 successfull while using IPv4 to the same host yields “Permission denied”

I'm currently stumped by a strange problem… I have a dual stack host to which I want to SSH. If I connect via IPv6 everything works like expected datenwolf@foo ~/ > ssh -6 bar.example.com ...
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How can I disable IPv6 in custom built embedded setup

I have an embedded system built using buildroot. I have had a number of network issues, one of which is that my machine cannot see its gateway despite it being on the same subnet. I have tried using ...
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Inject a packet to a different NFQUEUE

I have an NFQUEUE, for IPv6 packets hooked to PREROUTING chain of mangle table in ip6tables. Once I receive a packet in user application, I modified the header. Infact, modified the header from IPv4 ...
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“IPv6 support is disabled” warnings

I get the error while running a script which tries to send emails. send-mail: warning: inet_protocols: IPv6 support is disabled: Address family not supported by protocol send-mail: warning: ...
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Make a linux network device a router

I am developing an IPv6 network device driver. It should behaviors like a router, i.e. send router advertisement regularly. But now my device is working like a node, send router solicitation. What ...
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How to check if IPv6 is enabled on a Debian Linux?

Can one disable the IPv6 stack on Debian Linux, especially Wheezy? If so how do I know if it's disabled on a system?
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How can I disable automatic IPv6 neighbor route advertisement on a router?

I work for an ISP that's in the process of making its infrastructure IPv6-ready. Our core routers already have a working setup, but a large portion of our fiber customers are behind a router running ...
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Add ipv4 support to CentOS 6.3

I've installed two identical versions of CentOS using VirtualBox. The first instance works fine and has ipv4 configuration automatically working, but the second instance doesn't; it only comes with ...
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How to configure dhcpd to register ipv4 with bind while having static ipv6 addresses?

I have IPv6 configured on my local network via radvd; it advertises a routable IPv6 block, that all the machines auto-configure.s I have IPv4 assigned to a NAT'd block via dhcpd and that updates ...
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How to make IPv6 static routes persistent on CentOS?

Static routes are forgotten once the network service is restarted. However, IPv4 static routes can be made persistent by adding them to /etc/sysconfig/static_routes. This file is read by the network ...
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Smallest Linux/BSD distribution for IPv6 testing?

I'd like to do some IPv6 testing at home, using VirtualBox. I could create a few VMs and leave it at that, but I feel that to really test IPv6 you have to scale up to many nodes. So I wonder: what's ...
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How to check a Fedora system if IPv6 is disabled or not?

I remember that some distribution installers asked in the past if IPv6 should be enabled or not. Perhaps the Fedora installer did (or does) it as well. How do I easily check a Fedora system (>= 17) ...
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Linux: Is there a IPv6 equivalent to the IPv4 kernel option accept_local?

Since linux kernel >= 2.6.33 the kernel option "accept_local" can be modified: /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/${interfaceID}/ accept_local - BOOLEAN Accept packets with local source addresses. ...
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Linux bridge blocks UDP packet from tap interfaces

Introduction: I'm working on a 6lowPAN projects of Wireless Sensor Networks. Basically, I have a set of nodes (Contiki OS) which are running on a linux host. Each nodes have its own tap interface ...
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postfix add single IPv6 address

I have my webserver set up to send out email as a smartserver using postfix and it does not allow any other machines on my network to send mail through it. I've been able to send email from my ...
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Control source address for whois queries

is it possible to execute the command "whois" and choose the outgoing ip for the query? I have mounted several IP's on my network interface "/etc/network/interfaces" for ssl porpuses, but would be ...
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How to configure an OpenWrt 10.03 router to forward an IPv6 connection to the clients?

So I have a TL-WR1043ND router with OpenWrt 10.03 on it. I have clients connected to it through the LAN ports. My ISP provides me a /64 IPv6 block, and I'm using PPPoE authentication. How can I ...
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IPv6 address changed after upgrade. Why? and how can I harden my .htaccess against this?

I noticed in my local webserver logs that the IPv6 address of my desktop changed after upgrading to Kubuntu 12.04. inet6 addr: ...
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EUI64 and ipv6: how to use own EUI64 for IPv6 autoconfiguration

As I heard the extended unique identifier (EUI-64) can be used as the lower 64 bits of a IPV6 address. How can I set my own EUI64 = ( IEEE_company_ID + manufacture_ID) on the interface on Linux SUSE ...
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How to disable IPv6 on OpenBSD?

I'm sure that in my network I will not use IPv6 only IPv4. So according to the KISS principle I will need to disable it. How can I do it? OS is OpenBSD 5.1.
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Route and “e” flag

k# route -6 Destination Next Hop Flag Met Ref Use If ::/0 fe80::8001 UGDAe 1024 0 0 eth0 [...] What does flag "e" mean?
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arping equivalent for IPv6

What is an equivalent for IPv6 of arping -q -c 3 -A -I [device] [ip]? I know, there is not an arp in IPv6 and Neighbor solicitation used instead, but which linux user space tool can send such ...
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snmp/snmptrap support of ipv6

I have IPv6 only (not dual stack) system I wondering how to - send snmptrap from this system? - configure snmpd to be able to access it? I mean, is snmp is ready to use in IPv6 only environment?
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Static IPv4 & IPv6 configuration on CentOS 6.2

I try to configure static IPv4 & IPv6 configuration on CentOS 6.2. The configuration below works perfectly : # ifconfig eth0 x.x.x.x/29 # route add defalt gw x.x.x.y # ip addr add dev eth0 ...
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How do I setup two or more IPv6 address on one NIC in FreeBSD?

How can I assign two or more IPv6 address on one NIC. I tried Google but no luck. I've done it with ipv4 but ipv6 can not.
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IPv6 NDP timer problem

Need to change Fedora Linux's IPv6 stack for NDP DAD timer changes. How to locate the Fedora's IPv6 and IPv4 stack in Fedora distribution dvd/site so that, we can recompile and generate new stack ?
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IP rule for IPv6

When I try to add an IP rule for IPv6 on my Linux system, it errors out: $ ip -6 rule add fwmark 0xfab lookup 0xf RTNETLINK answers: Address family not supported by protocol I checked out the IP ...
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DHCPv6 prefix delegation server for linux?

What linux DHCPv6 client can I set up so it requests a prefix on one interface and then on all the other interfaces it will give out addresses (or if requested, a smaller prefix delegation)? It would ...
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How to disable requesting AAAA records when I have no IPv6 address?

Why can I see AAAA DNS requests when I run tcpdump on my Scientific Linux PC when I haven't got any IPv6 addresses? I already rebooted after setting NETWORKING_IPV6=no in /etc/sysconfig/network and ...
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Can't get Hurricane Electric IPv6 tunnel to work on Fedora

I have recently moved to a university where all computers get a public IPv4 address. Since the teredo tunnel I was using doesn't work anymore and I have a public address, I am wanting to use Hurricane ...
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How to set up the server to use IPv6 network

I have a server which is able to connect the network through IPv6 tunneling. I want to use it as a proxy server. I have to things to understand: How to set up the DNS? Is there any open DNS that ...
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General Linux support for IPv6 ready?

From an end user perspective, what needs to be, and have been done, by developers to support IPv6 in the Linux kernel and Linux distributions? In other words, when (and if) someday the worlds ...
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Inability to use IPv4-mapped IPv6 on debian squeeze

I have a squeeze box that I'm testing ipv6 on... eth3 is the interface... if I set up an 'normal' ipv6 address (::101:c0a8:3132/120), I see expected results in ifconfig... eth3 Link ...
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Convince apt-get *not* to use IPv6 method

The ISP I work at is setting up an internal IPv6 network in preparation for eventually connecting to the IPv6 internet. As a result, several of the servers in this network now try to connect to ...