internet protocol version 6

IPv6 Address Example

by on November 12, 2010 · 3 comments

What does an IPv6 address look like? Can you give an example of IPv6 address? How do I view an IPv6 address under Linux or UNIX operating systems?

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How do I disable an IPv6 network connection and all its subsystem for my server? I’m having some problem with my GUI program under Debian “Squeeze”, how can I disable IPv6?

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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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