Tag: IPv6

IPv6 Stateless Auto Configuration in Windows 7

One of the really cool features included in IPv6 is the ability for host machines to auto configure their IP address and gateway. Although this was present in IPv4, it was limited to link-local, non-routable addressing (169.254.x.x). IPv6 provides the equivalent of DHCP within it’s design, but with a few twists. Let’s look at how …

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Mikrotik 6to4 IPv6 Setup

Today we are looking at how to set up a 6to4 IPv6 tunnel. I will be using  a free service at http://www.tunnelbroker.net as the tunnel broker. Hurricane Electric provides this service along with some other very cool IPv6 tools. They also provide a mini IPv6 certification program to help get people started. There are a few things …

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