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Re: IPV6 issues

On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 06:29:02PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> So I would ask: why do you think you need to disable it?  By default,
> the system will have no v6 addresses configured and should not incur
> delays due to this.  Are you having a problem?

The system will have link-local addresses configured and anything that
listens on ANY will take packets from them.  Without a firewall configuration
that blocks all IPv6 traffic on the Internet side, this can be very
dangerous, effectively exposing services that were not exposed over IPv4.


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