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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: 2) by Deeo Kain on Sunday January 20 2019, @04:18PM (1 child)

    by Deeo Kain (5848) on Sunday January 20 2019, @04:18PM (#789063)

    ip6tables -A INPUT -i your_isp_interface -m state --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT

    Of course you know that the rule you wrote define a state*ful* FW, do you?

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  • (Score: 2) by VLM on Monday January 21 2019, @10:09PM

    by VLM (445) on Monday January 21 2019, @10:09PM (#789804)

    Yeah I know... caffeine levels too low etc. Heart was in the right place at least.