tinc and IPv6 routing, or: how to set up a local IPv6

Niklaas Baudet von Gersdorff stdin at niklaas.eu
Sun May 22 18:54:04 UTC 2016

Mark Tinka [2016-05-20 17:33 +0200] :

> On 20/May/16 11:01, Niklaas Baudet von Gersdorff wrote:
> > OK, thanks for the advice. I haven't grasped how IPv6 works
> > completely yet. So, NAT66 is for prefix rewriting, right?
> NAT66 is the equivalent of NAT44.
> >  Where would I need that?
> I'd say never. NAT66 is mostly being used by those are like NAT44.
> NAT44 is useful because IPv4 addresses are in short supply. IPv6 is
> not in short supply, so NAT66 is not that useful, but that's just my
> opinion.

Okay, I get that. But I do not quite get how that was related to my

> > Simple routing (as I tried to achieve) doesn't work here?
> Have you tried it without the firewall? Technically, I can't see
> a reason why it's not working, despite it being ULA.

I just disabled the firewall and tried it -- but without success.

> Don't wait. Get your IPv6 going sooner rather than later.
> I'd advise to use GUA's instead, but for your internal purposes, ULA's
> will work too.

I guess, I'll send a similar inquiry to tinc's mailinglist. Maybe the
issue is indeed related to tinc itself.

Anyway, thanks a lot for your advice!


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