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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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