IPv6 Configuration on FreeBSD



So, it’s time to make the IPv4-IPv6 gateway, to walk in “another Internet”, to whom he will soon.

GO and register at http://go6.net/4105/register.asp

The kernel supports IPv6, ie it built with options INET6 (GENERIC kernel already supports this protocol)

So, install the client what they offer to download

Port: gateway6-5.0_2
Path: /usr/ports/net/gateway6
Info: Gateway6 Tunnel Setup Protocol Client - Free IPv6 tunnel
B-deps:
R-deps:
WWW: http://www.go6.net/

Install:

cd /usr/ports/net/gateway6
make install clean

Edit the configuration file /usr/local/etc/gw6c.conf

userid =
passwd =

There write your username and password are entered when registering on the site.

At this initial setup is completed, for further customization read the documentation.

server = broker.freenet6.net 

broker.freenet6.net – is the server name to connect to (written in the letter at registration)

# Enable authentication
auth_method = any

# Write logs to syslogd
log_syslog = 3

Now we have to run it

echo 'gateway6_enable = "YES"'>> /etc/rc.conf
/usr/local/etc/rc.d/gateway6 start

And look

tail -f /var/log/messages

Oct 17 18:39:38 lola gw6c: Gateway6 Client v5.0-RELEASE build Oct 17 2008-14:56:32
Oct 17 18:39:38 lola gw6c: Establishing connection to tunnel broker broker.freenet6.net using reliable UDP.
Oct 17 18:39:42 lola gw6c: Connection to broker.freenet6.net established.
Oct 17 18:39:45 lola gw6c: Authentication success.
Oct 17 18:39:45 lola gw6c: Got tunnel parameters from server. Setting up local tunnel.
Oct 17 18:39:45 lola gw6c: Executing configuration script: /bin/sh "/usr/local/share/gateway6/freebsd.sh".
Oct 17 18:39:46 lola gw6c: Script completed successfully.
Oct 17 18:39:46 lola gw6c: Your IPv6 address is 2001:05c0:8fff:fffe:0000:0000:0000:c243.
Oct 17 18:39:46 lola gw6c: The tunnel type is v6udpv4. 
Ifconfig
tun1: flags=8051 metric 0 mtu 1280
inet6 2001:5c0:8fff:fffe::c243 --> 2001:5c0:8fff:fffe::c242 prefixlen 128
Opened by PID 873
Traceroute6 www.jp.freebsd.org
... 
Ping6 www.jp.freebsd.org
... 

Everything works fine

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