IPv6

IPv6

As of a couple of weeks ago, I began my adventure into IPv6. My ISP does not currently support native IPv6, so I used Hurricane Electric's (HE) tunnel broker service http://tunnelbroker.net. I also opted to use their DNS service (minimally) and start their IPv6 certification process. While they have some documentation it is still a bit lacking. I had to fill in some gaps, but overall it's enough to get started. There is plenty of documentation out there about IPv6 and even how to get it setup for your home router, so I'm not going to duplicate that effort. Instead I'd like to take a look at the packets and supposed performance benefits of IPv6.  Setup But first, it is worth noting my overall experience and a couple of "gotchas." After setting up my account at tunnelbroker and assigning myself a /48 (who doesn't need a septillion addresses!?) for my LAN and DMZ, I setup my router using stateful addressing and multiple subnets. Being...
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