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Re: ipv6 tunnel to ec2 instances

Jan Schaumann <> wrote:
> Jan Schaumann <> wrote:
> > Does anybody here have a working IPv6 tunnel into an ec2 instance?  I
> > seem to have trouble setting this up.  The configuration helper
> > suggests the following (which seems about right to me):
> > 
> > ifconfig gif0 create
> > ifconfig gif0 tunnel
> > ifconfig gif0 inet6 2001:470:1c:7e0::2 2001:470:1c:7e0::1 prefixlen 128
> > route -n add -inet6 default 2001:470:1c:7e0::1
> > 
> > But the EC2 instance (NetBSD 6.0_BETA, ami-37805e5e) does not seem to be
> > get any IPv6 connectivity:
> I'm still seeing the same problem with NetBSD 6.0, ami-68ff4101.  Is
> there anybody who has been able to set up an IPv6 tunnel to an ec2
> instance?

Gaah, nevermind! Right after sending this mail, it became obvious to me:
the directions for the gif0 tunnel are using the externally visible IP,
but I need to use the NATed RFC1918 address on the host.  After that, it

Carry on.


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