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Old 27th September 2008
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Default IPV6 capability no go

Recently I began renting a FreeBSD 7.0-Release server from ovh.co.uk who happen to support IPV6 and give each dedi they sell a dedicated bunch of IPV6 addresses.
I'm totally new to IPV6 so had to look up how to set-up network to make use of these but I'm having problems pinging anywhere from the server and visa-versa. I'm only setting this up out of interest really but please let me know if I'm doing anything wrong.

My address allocation is 2001:41D0:1:B9b1::/64

Here's a snippet of my /etc/rc.conf
Code:
# IPV6
ipv6_enable="YES"
ipv6_network_interface="re0"
ipv6_defaultrouter="fe80::21e:79ff:fe1e:d400"
ipv6_ifconfig_re0="2001:41D0:1:B9b1::1 prefixlen 64"
ipv6_ifconfig_re0_alias0="2001:41D0:1:B9b1::10 prefixlen 64"
ipv6_ifconfig_re0_alias1="2001:41D0:1:B9b1::11 prefixlen 64"
ipv6_ifconfig_re0_alias2="2001:41D0:1:B9b1::12 prefixlen 64"
And relevant sysctl values I'm using;
Code:
root# sysctl net.inet6
net.inet6.ip6.forwarding: 0
net.inet6.ip6.redirect: 1
net.inet6.ip6.hlim: 64
net.inet6.ip6.maxfragpackets: 6400
net.inet6.ip6.accept_rtadv: 1
net.inet6.ip6.keepfaith: 0
net.inet6.ip6.log_interval: 5
net.inet6.ip6.hdrnestlimit: 15
net.inet6.ip6.dad_count: 1
net.inet6.ip6.auto_flowlabel: 1
net.inet6.ip6.defmcasthlim: 1
net.inet6.ip6.gifhlim: 30
net.inet6.ip6.kame_version: FreeBSD
net.inet6.ip6.use_deprecated: 1
net.inet6.ip6.rr_prune: 5
net.inet6.ip6.v6only: 0
net.inet6.ip6.rtexpire: 3600
net.inet6.ip6.rtminexpire: 10
net.inet6.ip6.rtmaxcache: 128
net.inet6.ip6.use_tempaddr: 0
net.inet6.ip6.temppltime: 86400
net.inet6.ip6.tempvltime: 604800
net.inet6.ip6.auto_linklocal: 1
net.inet6.ip6.prefer_tempaddr: 0
net.inet6.ip6.use_defaultzone: 0
net.inet6.ip6.maxfrags: 6400
net.inet6.ip6.mcast_pmtu: 0
net.inet6.icmp6.rediraccept: 1
net.inet6.icmp6.redirtimeout: 600
net.inet6.icmp6.nd6_prune: 1
net.inet6.icmp6.nd6_delay: 5
net.inet6.icmp6.nd6_umaxtries: 3
net.inet6.icmp6.nd6_mmaxtries: 3
net.inet6.icmp6.nd6_useloopback: 1
net.inet6.icmp6.nodeinfo: 3
net.inet6.icmp6.errppslimit: 100
net.inet6.icmp6.nd6_maxnudhint: 0
net.inet6.icmp6.nd6_debug: 0
net.inet6.icmp6.nd6_maxqueuelen: 1
ifconfig snippet:
Code:
re0: flags=8943<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,PROMISC,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
        options=9b<RXCSUM,TXCSUM,VLAN_MTU,VLAN_HWTAGGING,VLAN_HWCSUM>
        ether 00:1c:c0:51:18:3f
        inet6 2001:41d0:1:b9b1::1 prefixlen 64
        inet6 2001:41d0:1:b9b1::10 prefixlen 64
        inet6 2001:41d0:1:b9b1::11 prefixlen 64
        inet6 2001:41d0:1:b9b1::12 prefixlen 64
        inet6 2001:41d0:1:b9b1::1337 prefixlen 64
        inet6 fe80::21c:c0ff:fe51:183f%re0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1

I used this link to help me get set up. It can be easily translated, I used google translate;
http://guides.ovh.com/Ipv4Ipv6

Thanks in advance
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