Questions tagged [ipv6]

For questions about Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6); as specified in RFC2460.

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Mininet - Configure an IPv6 Router

There are a handful of examples for adding an IPv4 Router in a mininet topology. What there are almost no examples of, is how to add an IPv6 Router in a topology. I have read a few posts on the ...
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Implications of ipv6 on LAN security [duplicate]

I'm not sure whether this is really the correct place to post this question, because it's not really about a "professional" setting. However, I have the standard setup with computers behind a netgear ...
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Would two hosts with arbitrary IPs communicate with /0 mask in the same subnet? [closed]

I'm studying for my networking finals and this thought experiment crossed my mind. I was told that as long as two hosts are in the same subnet they can communicate by using only ARP requests skipping ...
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Openvpn and IPV6: how to configure it without knowing the server's IPV6 address

I'm using openvpn to connect to a network through a VPN and I use a ovpn file which is the following: dev tap persist-tun persist-key cipher AES-128-CBC auth SHA1 tls-client client resolv-retry ...
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Can u explain this representation of the IPv6 address 1001::1 64?

::1 is for loopback address. An IPv6 address contains 8 16-bit pieces. What do this representation 1001::1 64 mean (what is the full address with all 8 16-bit pieces)?
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Is NATing possible in case of IPV6 addressing mode anyway?

Setup: A(2001::1:123) <------> B(2001::1:124) <------> C(2001::1:125) where A,B and C are the systems.And apply rule of NAT(SNAT/DNAT) on system B for forwarding a packets from C to B,B to C,A ...
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Sending image files using GNS3

I had built a network using GNS3, this network contains a lot of routers, the problem is: I want to send an image file between these routers using GNS3 is there any way to do that?
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ipv6 number of Host Address

I'm trying to find the number of host addresses of IPv6, I know the correct answer is 18.4 × 1018 I cannot seem to correctly calculate the formula to reach the correct answer, please help me. IPv6 = ...
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What is rdt_rcv(rcvpkt)/Λ in the given figure?

Please explain. I marked it in a red circle. It's rounded in red color.I got this from the book Computer networking a top down approach.Pg NUM 241. Section 3.4 Rdt 3.0