Re: Automatic 6to4 for network-manager
- From: Benoit Boissinot <bboissin+networkmanager gmail com>
- To: Martijn Lievaart <m rtij nl>
- Cc: networkmanager-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Automatic 6to4 for network-manager
- Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 11:12:55 +0100
On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Martijn Lievaart <m rtij nl> wrote:
> On 11/18/2009 09:09 AM, Graham Beneke wrote:
>> Dan Williams wrote:
>>> Yeah, looks pretty simple. I wonder if it would be enough to have a
>>> checkbox on the IPv6 config page for adding the 6to4 tunnel or
>> I was thinking of an additional option in the 'method' dropdown along
>> the lines of "Automatic, 6to4".
Good idea, just remember to make it difficult to enable ipv6
connection sharing with a 6to4 address, Vista is already messing with
that too much (we regularly see windows computers advertizing their
6to4 prefix in our network, so they hijack all the AAAA traffic from
>> We'll need some extra logic that prevents the 6to4 interface from being
>> created when the v4 interface is within RFC1918 space. Would there be
>> any other specific restrictions?
> I run a 6to4 tunnel on an RFC1914 address. I was pretty surprised it worked,
> but it does.
You mean, behind a NAT, using the public IP of the gateway? How does
your computer get the proto41 packets back? Did you put yourself in
DMZ (that's the way I usually it), or is there another trick?
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