[CentOS] centos 4.9 + ip6tables

Wed Aug 1 15:33:22 UTC 2012
John Doe <jdmls at yahoo.com>

From: Paul A <razor at meganet.net>
> Hi I have an old server running centos 4.9 and recently I added ipv6
> connectivity to it, however I wanted to use iptables to restrict access like
> im doing over ipv4. I tried using yum to install ip6tables but that's not
> available on the repo. I'm trying to figure out what my options are, how do
> you guys recommend I go about installing ip6tables. I guess I could upgrade
> the server from 4.9 to 5.x but I heard this could cause issues with things
> already installed and I have never done an upgrade like this. This is a
> server running chroot bind compiled manually. My other option is to use an
> ACL on the router the server connects to but I really wanted to get
> ip6tables on there.

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