RedHat / CentOS EL5 Static IPv6 woes

Does RedHat EL5 / CentOS like doing static IPv6? NO It is easy to add a static IPv6 address, but it will still auto configure a dynamic one. Many times you don’t care. But sometimes you just want 1 address on the box then…. [root@myhost ~]# cat /etc/sysconfig/network NETWORKING=yes NETWORKING_IPV6=yes HOSTNAME=myhost.mydomain GATEWAY=1.2.3.1 IPV6FORWARDING=no IPV6INIT=yes # […]

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IPv6 with Mac OSX

As of OSX 10.5.8, there seems to be a problem with static assigned IPv6 Addresses. You can fill in the dialog, but it does not actually configure the adapter. Work around: ifconfig en0 inet6 2001:48:24:12::12/64route add -inet6 -prefixlen 0 default 2001:48:24:12::1 Note: this is not actually my IP (v6) address

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Ubuntu IPv6 Notes

Right now IPv6 does work with Ubuntu but there are a couple of notes: There is no GUI for configuration. I think it works fine with DHCP for 6 if you have DHCP v4. If you are manually setting networking you will have to: add v4 & v6 to /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet […]

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