Questions about local ipv6 setup

Carl Johnson carlj at
Thu Feb 16 17:03:39 UTC 2017

Ernie Luzar <luzar722 at> writes:

> Running 11.0 and playing with ipv6 addresses in a vnet jail. I am new
> to ipv6 so everything is a learning experience for me.
> Does ipv6 have a range of non-public routeable ipv4 address that are
> reserved for LAN use like is for ipv4?

See for what to use.

> Do any of the 3 freebsd firewalls have ability to do ipv6 NAT?
> Can the default dhcp client handle ipv6?
> On my host I run ipfilter firewall, I have done nothing to enable
> ipv6, but the daily security email shows a list of ipv6 denied
> packets. Does this mean that ipv6 packets are flowing freely on the
> public internet?
> My current goal is to configure ipv6 to work only between my gateway
> and LAN nodes. Have been unable to find example on how to accomplish
> this. Can anyone point me to such documentation.
> Thanks in advance.

Carl Johnson		carlj at

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