IPv6 help


New Member
Sep 6, 2019
Hello All, I have a dedicated server with OVH and I am trying to use my IPv6 address I was not given a gateway address. . I do not understand IPv6... The IP address

Please help. :(
for the most part IPv6 is like IPv4 - you need to know your network and routers.
However with IPv6 there quite a few things which can be automatically configured - e.g. slaac (stateless automatic address configuration - get an ip automatically), router advertisments (get your routers/gateways automatically)

check if you have set everything to get router advertisments via sysctl: `sysctl -a |grep accept_ra` (see https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt for official documentation)

However just like with ipv4 - each network provider has its slightly own way of doing it - so it would probably be better to ask for support at OVH!

I hope this helps!


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