[clug] IPv6 talks
sjh at svana.org
Mon Nov 9 23:52:19 UTC 2015
This coming CLUG the talk will be from Chris Smart on home automation and
integrating cool technical gadgets into the house.
I will send out a spiel shortly, the date for the meeting is Thursday 26th
On Tue, Nov 10, 2015 at 06:27:31AM +1100, George at Clug wrote:
> Hi Bob, what is scheduled for this coming CLUG meeting?
> Are you able to give a talk on IPv6 ? IPv6 is becoming quite
> important for anyone running servers on a network.
> If you have any material you can pass on, please do, I can do some
> My suggested topic list
> 1) Basic understanding of IPv6
> 2) Testing/verifying IPv6 traffic (e.g. prove effectiveness of
> 3) IPv6 Firewall
> 4) BIND9 configuration for IPv6
> 5) IPv6 routing
> _IPv6 appears to have it challenges, and from my reading many systems
> are not fully Pv6 capable._
> Are you aware of security issues related to systems not managing IPv6
> correctly? For example firewalls that inadvertently allow IPv6 to
> traverse because they don't know how to block or manage IPv6 ?
> I have used Smoothwall for some time now, it is a great IPv4 firewall
> appliance that provides an effective IPv4 DMZ, but Smoothwall does not
> manage IPv6. Do you know of any firewalls that provide DMZ and
> manage IPv6 ?
> Any and all ideas and feedback for Smoothwall - IPv6 Support
> 2015 and no IPv6 support... Like it or not IPv6 is here... and we use
> it! Please develop support
> Because of growth, Internet is slowly switching to IPv6, that has a
> much larger address space than IPv4, and Debian is IPv6 capable.
> Shorewall6 Differences from Shorewall
> Configuring and operating Shorewall6 is very similar to configuring
> Shorewall with some notable exceptions:
> No NAT
> In Shorewall6, there is no NAT of any kind (Netfilter6 doesn't
> support any form of NAT). Most people consider this to be a giant step
> When an ISP assigns you an IPv6 address, you are actually
> assigned an IPv6 prefix (similar to a subnet). A 64-bit prefix defines
> a subnet with 4 billion hosts squared (the size of the IPv4 address
> space squared). Regardless of the length of your prefix, you get to
> assign local addresses within that prefix.
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