[CentOS] Learning some sad things about the state of IPv6

Fri May 30 03:53:12 UTC 2008
Matt Shields <mattboston at gmail.com>

On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 11:43 PM, Christopher Chan
<christopher at ias.com.hk> wrote:
> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> We have kernel support for IPv6 in Centos, but not stateful firewall
>> support.
>> That requires at least the 2.6.20 kernel, which means Fedora Core 6 or
>> some other Linux distro.
>> None of the various free Linux firewalls have IPv6 support.  Supposedly
>> FWBuilder can manage Netfilters for a Linux Kernel, but that seems to be the
>> extent of it.
>> More sad facts as I uncover them.....
> Just use openbsd. We cannot expect Linux to rule everything. Use what best
> fits the job.

Not sure about FC6, but in both CentOS 4 & 5 there is an ip6tables.  I
haven't used it, but I'm assuming that you can build rules just like
you do with iptables.