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OpenVPN Cookbook - Second Edition by Jan Just Keijser

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Integrating IPv6 into TAP-style networks

For the final recipe of this chapter, we will show how to integrate IPv6 settings into TAP-style networks. TAP-style networks have had support for IPv6 traffic longer than TUN-style networks, as a TAP-style network provides an Ethernet-like layer. This layer is capable of transporting almost any kind of network protocol, including IPv6. In OpenVPN 2.3, better IPv6 support was added so that an OpenVPN server could provide a DHCP pool with IPv6 addresses. In this recipe, we will show just how to do that.

Getting ready

Set up the client and server certificates using the first recipe from Chapter 2Client-server IP-only Networks. For this recipe, both the server computer and the client computer were running ...

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