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Re: Tunneling ipv6 over gif

"Steven M. Bellovin" <> writes:

> I'm trying to set up a tunnel from a NetBSD machine to a Cisco router.
> The goal is to carry v6 traffic.  Ultimately, the NetBSD machine will
> be a router; for the moment, though, I'm just trying to get the
> point-to-point stuff working.  
> Following gif(4), I've done
>       ifconfig gif0 create
>       ifconfig gif0 myV4addr theirV4addr up
>       ifconfig gif0 tunnel inet6 myV6addr theirV6addr
> Ifconfig shows that correctly, though it doesn't show anything in the
> v6 routing table for the v6 addresses.

That's a tunnel with v6 outer addresses carrying v4, which will be
useful for the legacy 4bone after ISPs stop carrying v4 traffic in 2015.

Seriously, I think you want to put the v4 addresses with 'tunnel', and
the v6 without, so that your outer addresses are v4 and v6 packets
carried within.

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