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Re: IPV6 issues

On Apr 16,  8:08pm, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
} 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.

     If you're ISP doesn't support IPv6, then how are you going to
receive any packets at a link-local address on an interface connected
to the ISP?

}-- End of excerpt from Thor Lancelot Simon

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