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posted by takyon on Saturday January 19 2019, @01:19AM   Printer-friendly
from the ICUP dept.

A Swiss VM hosting provider has a technical blog post about how to kill IPv4 completely on FreeBSD. That is to say, turning it completely off, not just preferring IPv6. They then solicit concrete solutions describing, along with a proof of concept, how to turn IPv4 completely off in other operating systems and allowing them to communicate with IPv6 only.

Earlier on SN:
Vint Cerf's Dream Do-Over: 2 Ways He'd Make the Internet Different (2016)
You have IPv6. Turn it on. (2016)
We've Killed IPv4! (2014)


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  • (Score: 3, Informative) by janrinok on Saturday January 19 2019, @09:26AM

    by janrinok (52) Subscriber Badge on Saturday January 19 2019, @09:26AM (#788594) Journal

    Firewalls still work with IPv6 you know? If you have identified an IP address that you don't want your boxes to access, it is simple to block it. What do you do now?

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    I am not interested in knowing who people are or where they live. My interest starts and stops at our servers.
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