Question about 6to4
martin at airwire.ie
Sat May 16 12:15:10 CEST 2009
Jay Hennigan wrote:
> Martin List-Petersen wrote:
>> There are a few more. m0n0wall will run on pretty much any x86 based
>> platform and you can configure IPv6 via GUI, it does 6to4, native, 6in4
>> and SixXS dynamic tunnels, not ayiya, too.
>> OpenWRT and DD-WRT (haven't looked at them lately) offer IPv6, but no
>> GUI configuration for it.
> Do they support V6DHCP?
If you install a dhcp-v6 on there, sure.
>> There are certain exception releases of routers that do, like the D-Link
>> DIR-615 rev: C1 (and yes, it's not in rev B or rev D)
> Same question.
No. This box does route advertisements only, I believe.
>> The Apple Airport Xtreme does it .. again .. that's the $80+ range and
>> well, as of recent the lab firmware for the AVM Fritz! routers, but they
>> are well over $80+
> Are you sure the Apple Airport supports native? I'm aware that it does
> tunnels, also same question for V6DHCP.
I was tempted to buy one recently to check out what exactly is
supported. I might still do that :)
> We're providing a V6DHCP /56 to home DSL users, and the only CPE that
> supports dual-stack with V6DHCP I've found is the Cisco 8XX series. Not
> really practical for the masses.
Well, DHCPv6 is not very common yet. Most routers will do
route-advertisements. We even got Mikrotik to support the advertisement
of nameservers via rdnssd, which actually also make that a fully usually
I spoke to AVM at CeBIT, and they are planning on doing DHCPv6 for the
Fritz! box family, but it's not in there yet. Currently it's
Also be aware, that you can't use DHCPv6 only. You need
route-advertisements, too, because DHCPv6 doesn't set a default gateway.
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