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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IPv6 ephemeral port range

In Linux, I can get and set the range of ephemeral ports through /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_port_range: $ cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_port_range 32768 61000 I want to control the ephemeral ...
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Are IPv6 link-local addresses assigned by the kernel or by a userspace program

When IPv6 is enabled for an interface, it will get a link-local address assigned automatically based on the MAC of the network interface. But who assigns this address? Is it done in the kernel, or by ...
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Raspbian Jessie: /etc/network/interfaces doesn't apply inet6 address. How to diagnose?

I'm experiencing a strange issue, and I don't really know how to diagnose it, or how to fix it. My problem is, that the static ipv6 assignment that used to work suddenly isn't applied any more at ...
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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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Why are my if-up.d scripts running before DHCP(v6) has completed?

I'm using DHCP and have both IPv4 and IPv6. I want to run a script that updates an IPv6 DDNS service when my network is configured. I created a script at /etc/network/if-up.d/update_dns however this ...
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ipv6 rule priority duplication

When I add ipv4 policy rules using ip rule add the resultant rules get added to the end of the policy table with decrementing priority from 32767 eg: # ip rule add lookup 8 # ip rule add lookup 9 ...
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How do I run a systemd oneshot service whenever my system gets a new IPv6 address?

I would like to run a systemd oneshot service whenever my system gets a new IPv6 address assigned to it from the network router (this would be on boot, and periodically throughout its uptime). ...
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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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I am redirected to a router that is not part of my provider's configuration [closed]

Whenever I try to access a website with a .com domain it shows the 'unable to connect page' but when I access a site with my country's domain I get redirected to a Tenda 11N wireless router. I ...
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KVM bridged interfaces not going up - inet, inet6 , bridge

I am setting up KVM host which will have multiple virtual machines visible from the outside with a similar /etc/network/interfaces config to this one # The loopback network interface auto lo iface ...
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IPV4 getting removed after restart CentOS machines

I have CentOS machines (both 6.x and 7.1) and whenever I reboot them, automatically IPV6 is assigned to them and IPV4 is lost. Any idea why it is happening and how to prevent it? I Could not ...
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CJDNS `Network is unreachable`

I'm not shure if this question belongs here, but anyway. I was trying to run cjdns on my android phone (OnePlus One runnig CyanogenMod 13) (actually tried on several devices), but it ain't working. It ...
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Static IPv6 not retained despite configuration

I want one of my machine to get a static IPv6, which should be allowed by my ISP. When I configure the machine for a static ip, it works well for a few days/months, then I get assigned a different ...
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How to add ipv6 default route

I have the following setup Linux 1 Linux 0 eth1 eth0-------------------eth0 14.14.14.80 19.19.19.20 19.19.19.10 2005::5/64 ...
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Fedora Core 4 won't get an IPV4 address

I have a fedora core machine, and it is picking up an IPV6 address, but not an IPV4 address. I have done dhclient -r eth0 but the ipv4 address has not come. I have reset the port using ifconfig, but ...
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How to avoid curl trying IPv6 name resolution

From a docker container when I try to curl 'another container name', curl first tries to resolve the name to IPv6. This causes few seconds delay because the web server is not reachable over ipv6. I ...
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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 ...
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OpenWrt wifi bridge with IPv6

I am running OpenWrt 15.05 on my WDR4300. My ISP is via cable with legacy-IPv4-only. For IPv6 connectivity I use HE.net tunnel to receive a static IPv6 /64 subnet. My office is in a different room ...
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Is there a browser that supports IPv6 Link Local addresses?

I'd like to know at last one browser that allows me to browse fe80::4216:7eff:fe9f:79ac%enp2s0f0, for example. I've checked there're many tickets open in bug trackers of big name browsers like Firefox ...
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How to disable autoconf feature of IPv6 usinf interfaces file?

I am using linux 3.2.0. I want to disable autoconf feature of IPv6. For that I have added following lines in /etc/network/interfaces file. iface inet6 eth0 static address <IPv6_address> netmask ...
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cannot read key “net.ipv6.conf.all.stable_secret” in sysctl?

I am running kernel version as followings on an Arch Linux computer: [root@router ~ ]$ uname -a Linux router 4.2.5-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Oct 27 08:13:28 CET 2015 and I noticed that every time ...
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Old IPv6 address does not disappear using another router

My computer connects to a router via an ethernet cable. I have then an global address IPv6 for example : a::face/64. Here is my network configuration at the auto-configuration mode : auto eth0 iface ...
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ipv6 connectivity problems

I've got persistent ipv6 problems with my laptop running kubuntu 15.10 : download speed is very slow, and some transfer just end up totally stalled or timed out (ipv4 runs perfectly fine). It's not a ...
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Linux routing IPv6 packets through incorrect interface

I have a Arch Linux system where link-local packets are not being routed properly. I have 4 interfaces on this machine (wan, lan0, lan1 and lan2). All three of the lanX interfaces are bridged ...
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Why are IPV6 privacy extensions not working in Arch Linux?

I have native IPv6 via my ISP, with a routed /64 block. IPv6 is working on my internal network. (ie. I can ping ipv6.google.com) All devices on the network have IPv6 addresses allocated, and with the ...
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Adding IPv6 breaks StackExchange [closed]

I added IPv6 on my Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS laptop by adding an OpenVPN tunnel to my Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS server that has IPv6. I am using masquerading on both IPv6 and IPv4. Using StackExchange used to ...
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Using IPV6 in Hetzener under KVM virtualization

I have a VPS which is being managed with SolusVM + KVM in Hetzener data-center. I got one IPv6 but don't know how set it up. I tried this, did not work for Debian 7 64 bit: iface eth0 inet6 static ...
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Connections via IPv6 are reset while IPv4 works fine

I just set up a new Arch Linux system. Most networking applications (pacman, git, spotify e.g.) seem to be working just fine. All IPv6 connections though are reset by the server. curl -6 google.com ...
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Manually configure Link-Local IPV6 regardless of ISP

The long and short of it is we have a system with a single ethernet port and we need to provide both an IPV4 connection (that can be completely incontrol of the user and varies per system) and we want ...
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DNS problem with ipv6 on centos6

I have a couple of open-stack instances that communicates with github.com. When any of these machines reboots , the file /etc/resolv.conf gets the ipv6 addresses of my DNS servers. Everything still ...
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Systemd networking: IPv6 networking not available at boot

I've a Debian machine running multiple static IPv4 and IPv6 addresses managed by systemd itself at /etc/systemd/network/10-static-eth0.network as follows: [Match] Name=eth0 [Network] ...
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IPv6, dnsmasq dhcp-range

I'm trying to assign IPv6 addresses to my LAN clients with dnsmasq 2.62 on Debian Wheezy: enable-ra dhcp-range=interface:br0,fde4:709f:bee2:a87b::,fde4:709f:bee2:a87b::ff,ra-stateless The ...
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File exists error while restarting network interface (Debian)

I'm running a Debian GNU/Linux 8 server for school assignments. While trying to do service networking restart, it gave me this error: root@server:~# service networking restart [warn] Running ...
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Validating IP addresses (IPv4 and IPv6)

Quite simply I'd like to verify that a string represents a valid IP address in a bash script. I think like many others I've fallen into the pitfall of trying to do this with a regular expression; ...
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why i can see ipv6 socket with ipv6 stack disable?

I try to disable complety ipv6 on a Linux Debian 7 (wheezy) However , things escape me. In my case, i test with grafana process (I have same issue with munin, rpcbind etc) Method 1 : with sysctl ...
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Unable to setup ipv6 on solaris 11.3

I am having some difficulty after moving to Solaris 11.3 and setting up IPv6 addressing. The interface I am using is net2. I have created an IPv4 address already on this. So to do this I would have ...
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IPv6 router advertisement seems to break OpenVPN setup

I have an OpenVPN setup on Debian Jessie, or Raspbian to be precise, that provides an IPv4 and IPv6 subnet for the clients. The server configuration of OpenVPN contains: dev tun server-ipv6 ...
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IPv6 delete route

Some times ago I played around with the IPv6 routes and I made confusion :) That is my routing table root@banana:~# route -6 Kernel IPv6 routing table Destination Next Hop ...
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curl request to IPv6 localhost gets stuck

A docker container of mine exposes a HTTP interface on port 8500, which is mapped to host port 8500. It is not IPv6 enabled. This still means, I should be able to access it at localhost:8500. IPv6 ...
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Resolving IPv4 address from DNS using the IPv6 address of a host (bind9)

I need to make a DNS query to one of my clients using IPv6 to resolve the IPv4 address for the machine, how would I go about doing that. I know i can just use the hostname to resolve both IPv4 & ...
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THC-IPV6 Kali Linux 2.0

After I have upgraded to Kali Linux Sana I have noticed that the THC-IPV6 kit ,with tools such as flood_router26, has disappeared. If somebody could tell me where it is, or how to install it again, I ...
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What is the IPv6 equivalent for 127.0.0.0/8

I am trying to set up an IP6tables firewall on Linux and I basically want to start copying my IPv4 configuration. One of my rules simply accepts all traffic to the localhost subnet: iptables -A ...
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Howto Configure IPv6 on a Debian based system?

I realize this is probably a pretty basic question, but I can't seem to find an answer that makes sense to me. I have experience configuring networks for IPv4, but IPv6 is a whole other beast. I'm ...
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Can't enable net.ipv6.conf.eth0.autoconf

I can't get net.ipv6.conf.eth0.autoconf to = 1. Goes back to 0 after every reboot causing eth0 to never auto-acquire a global IPv6 address. I am running a headless Debian Jessie (kernel ...
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Cannot make ipv6 ULA addresses work

I wanted to assign Unique Local Addresses (ULA) to a couple of machines inside my LAN alongside the link-local ones and the globally routable ones. I am currently running dual stack. I also wanted to ...
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How to make OpenWrt router advertise itself as IPv6 default gateway?

I have an OpenWrt Barrier Breaker router which is configured with a /48 ULA prefix. Connected Windows clients have two established routes to this space: /64 On-Link and /48 via link-local address. ...
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According to socket statistics Apache listens only on IPv6, but actually serves IPv4 as well

ss -lnp in server shows following information: # ss -lnp Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address:Port ...
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Cannot ping a tap device with ipv6 address

I'm running CentOS 7. First I created a tap device: ip tuntap add dev tap2 mode tap Then I assigned ipv6 address to it: ip -6 addr add dev tap2 fd00:4::1/64 ip link set tap2 up Its state ...
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Retrieve IPv6 address of website using terminal

Both the nslookup and host commands return IPv4 addresses only. How can i retrieve the IPv6 address of a website using the terminal? (I have googled around, unfortunately I couldn't find anything ...
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How to disable IPv6 ping response in Linux without firewall

How can I disable IPv6 ping responses in Linux without using the IPv6 firewall? This question covers how to do this using the IPv6 firewall via iptables, but I'm using an embedded system that doesn't ...