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A MikroTik router and Internode’s IPv6

Here is how I got my MikroTik RB951-2n working with Internode’s native IPv6 service over ADSL. I did not nut all this out myself; there was googling involved, but nothing I found was complete and many articles assumed I knew … Continue reading

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Gogo6 client – common problems

Most of the problems you are likely to run into when trying to get the Gogo6 client up and running can be fixed using common sense – i.e., making sure that the various configuration items are properly set. One biggy … Continue reading

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Multi-Tunnel Virtual Adapter is missing…

Here’s the problem you are seeing. You have installed the Gogo6 tunnel client on Windows (particularly Windows7), apparently successfully. But when you run it, it doesn’t work. It just logs this message: Multi-Tunnel Virtual Adapter is missing and is required … Continue reading

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Into6 is on Twitter!

We just know that you want to be absolutely up to the minute on everything we do, so for your education and enjoyment we’ve set up an Into6  Twitter account, @intosix. And of course you are cordially invited to follow … Continue reading

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Into6 supports SAGE-AU

As of today, Into6 is a SAGE-AU Supporter, and SAGE-AU members are eligible for a 10% discount on Into6 training products. All you need to do is provide your SAGE-AU membership number when booking your training.

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The Golden Rules of IPv6 Address Planning

Someone on a mailing list asked recently “What’s the best practice for IPv6 addressing?” The question got me thinking, and I thought I’d share some useful guidelines.

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A simple IPv6 firewall for the Mikrotik

Once my little Mikrotik RB951-2n was working properly, I decided to give it a proper packet filter. My IPv6 hosts are all quite capable of defending themselves, but a packet filter at the border reduces traffic on the network, plus … Continue reading

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IPv6 first hop routing

Routing in IPv6 is a much misunderstood thing! Not so much between routers, which works pretty much the same way as it always has with IPv4. The problem is the first hop – with IPv6 there may be several “default … Continue reading

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IPv6 and a home network

At NZNOG 2013 I was lucky enough to score a Mikrotik RB951-2n. This is a tiny little router with a huge feature set. It has one wifi interface and five gigabit ethernet interfaces, all of which can be bridged, routed … Continue reading

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Into6 at NZNOG 2013

Well, NZNOG 2013 has come and gone – and Into6 was there! We delivered two IPv6 security tutorials and a half-hour talk on same. Attendance seemed good, and the level of interest was very high.

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