[tor-relays] Problem implementing IPv6 and NYX info

Mirimir mirimir at riseup.net
Mon Jul 2 00:04:51 UTC 2018

On 07/01/2018 12:59 PM, arisbe wrote:
> Thank you Roman for quick reply.  I had typo on ORPort address that but
> just in this email.  My ISP at home and work does not pass Ipv6 so I am
> not able to ping/trace.  I think I don't have the resources to work this
> problem to satisfactory conclusion so I'm still looking for suggestions.
> Your advice regarding working out the IPv6 problem before integrating
> Tor was wise.  That is the direction I will take.

You can do ping IPv6 using https://asm.ca.com/.

> On 7/1/2018 11:34 AM, Roman Mamedov wrote:
>> Hello,
>> In /etc/network/interfaces you set your IP to
>>>       address 2a06:1700:0:1b::
>> which is equivalent of 2a06:1700:0:1b:0:0:0:0, or also 2a06:1700:0:1b::0.
>> But then in torrc you use:
>>>       ORPort [2a06:1700:0:1b::1]:9001
>>  From your configs, this is your upstream gateway IP, not IP of your
>> actual
>> machine. So this configuration is incorrect.
>> Also generally it is adviced against using the all-zeroes IP (which you
>> chose), it has some special properties and some software may not
>> support it
>> properly.
>> Assuming the entire /64 is assigned to you by the host and the gateway
>> is ..::1 in it, it's a fine idea to use ..::2, or just whatever IP
>> other than
>> the ..::0.
>> Finally though, neither your gateway nor your machine at its present
>> IP seem to
>> be reachable from the Internet at the moment. Verify that IPv6 works
>> properly
>> with ping/trace/curl/wget before trying to use it with more complex
>> apps such
>> as Tor.
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