HOWTOs & Recipes for IPv6 Configuration on Fedora: FC6, F7 through, F14, F16, F16 & F17 | Wolfgang Rupprecht

HOWTOS & Recipes

Generally: the Linux IPv6 HOWTO

HOWTO: Setting up an IPv6 tunnel under Fedora 17 (as well as F7 though F11)

Author: Wolfgang Rupprecht
Age (dates): The page mentions Fedora 17, the content mentions 2007-05-25; the page claims to have been modified 2012-12-19.

Mentions

  • Config Files
    • /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-sit1
    • /etc/sysconfig/network
    • /etc/sysconfig/static-routes-ipv6
    • /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/route6-sit1
    • /etc/sysconfig/ip6tables
    • /etc/radvd.conf
    • /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1
    • /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
  • /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-sit1
    • DEVICE
    • BOOTPROTO
    • IPV6INIT
    • IPV6TUNNELIPV4
    • IPVTTUNNELIPV4LOCAL
    • IPV6ADDR
  • /etc/sysconfig/network
    • NETWORKING
    • NETWORKING_IPV6
    • IPV6_ROUTER (yes underscore)
    • IPVTFORWARDING (no underscore)
  • Seems to mention that one can’t set ::/0 as a default route in the sysconfig scripts; but qualifies that to FC6 circa 2007-07-05.  There is still some issue there; noted somewhere.
  • /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1
    • DEVICE
    • BOOTPROTO
    • HWADDR
    • DHCP_HOSTNAME
    • ONBOOT
    • TYPE
    • USERCTL
    • PEERDNS
    • IPADDR for IPv4
    • NETMASK for IPv4 (in lieu of PREFIX)
    • IPV6INIT
    • IPV6ADDR
  • 6to4 autotunnels RFC-3056
    • IPV6TO4INIT
    • tun6to4 in lieu of sit1 is the device name
      (the machinery is coded into /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts)
    • 192.88.99.1
    • <quote>NRO () has a service in the testing stage that will allow you to set up rDNS delegations for the automatic 6to4 tunnels</quote>; provenance, date?   6to4 reverse DNS (2.0.0.2.ip6.arpa) instructions
    • Claim: Firefox running on Fedora prefers IPv4 addresses when running over a 6to4 tunnel.
      • Detail: is this Firefox or the kernel-level source address resolution
      • Exhibit: ip addrlabel show (default label set)
      • Exhibit: /etc/gai.conf (default rules)
  • RFC 3056 Connection of IPv6 Domains via IPv4 Clouds; B. Carpenter, K. Moore; 2001-02.
    • 6to4 at Jimi Wales Wiki
    • <quote>Note that using a reserved IPv4 address, such as those provided by RFC 1918, is undefined, </quote>

HOWTO: Setting up an IPv6 tunnel under FC6

Author: Wolfgang Rupprecht
Age (dates): The content mentions 2007-05-25; the page claims to have been modified 2012-12-21.

Mentions

  • Config Files
    • /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-sit1
    • /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/route6-sit1
    • /etc/sysconfig/ip6tables
    • /etc/radvd.conf
    • /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1
  • DNS, rDNS, OSPF, RIPNG
  • /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-sit1
    • IPV6INIT
    • IPV6TUNNELIPV4
    • IPV6TUNNELIPV4LOCAL
    • IPV6ADDR
    • IPV6_ROUTER (yes underscore)
    • IPV6FORWARDING (no underscore)
  • /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1
    • DEVICE
    • BOOTPROTO
    • HWADDR
    • DHCP_HOSTNAME
    • ONBOOT
    • TYPE
    • USERCTL
    • PEERDNS
    • IPADDR for IPv4
    • NETMASK for IPv4 (in lieu of PREFIX)
    • IPV6INIT
    • IPV6ADDR
  • Worth tunnel brokers (protocol 41)
  • IPv6 statistics counter at 6bone.informatik.uni-leipzig.de

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