Linux and Unix IPv6 Networking

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the latest revision of the Internet Protocol (IP). Includes IPv6 tutorials, tips, command, configurations, and firewall settings for Linux and Unix-like operating systems ( rss feed ).

How do I ping IPv6 enabled address using Windows XP or Vista or Windows ME/Server edition?

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I know how to add additional IPv4 IP address using virtual IP address configuration under Debian Linux. How do I add additional IPv6 address (aliased IPv6 addresses) under Debian Linux server?

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Before I can start using IPv6 on a Linux server, how do I test, whether my Linux server system is IPv6 ready or not? If not, how do I enable IPv6 support under Redhat Enterprise Linux version 5?

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I‘m unable to ping an IPv6 address. I’m getting error:

ping 2001:db8::1428:57ab
ping: unknown host 2001:db8::1428:57ab



My network and Linux based operating system is configured for IPv6 IP address. How do I ping an IPv6 address on Linux?

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How do I disable IPv6 networking under Arch Linux?

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