IPv6 Source Address Selection in 9.x

Hiroki Sato hrs at FreeBSD.org
Mon Oct 14 20:45:48 UTC 2013

Mark Kamichoff <prox at prolixium.com> wrote
  in <20131014203929.GG25061 at prolixium.com>:

pr> Hi -
pr> A colleague of mine recently stumbled upon an IPv6-related quirk in
pr> FreeBSD that seems to have appeared in the 9.x series.


pr> This behavior has been reproduced on 9.2, as well.  It has not been seen
pr> on any prior version of FreeBSD that supports IPv6.
pr> I took a quick look through /etc/default/rc.conf to see if there were
pr> any new variables that might influence source address selection or name
pr> resolution, but did not see anything relevant.

 Try ip6addrctl_policy="ipv6_prefer" in rc.conf.

-- Hiroki
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