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Re: [opensuse] IPv6 firewall
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2010 15:55:09 -0400
  • Message-id: <4C08089D.5010509@xxxxxxxxxx>
Per Jessen wrote:
James Knott wrote:

I have been using SuSEfirewall2 for several years with IPv4. However,
IIRC, it doesn't work with IPv6, which I have recently started using.
What firewalls work with IPv6?
SuSEfirewall2 is really just a wrapper around iptables - you should be
fine using plain iptables.



Other than address specific rules, does it require different rules for IPv6? Or does the fact that my IPv4 firewall only permits ssh and OpenVPN also apply to IPv6 traffic?

Are there any port scan sites, similar to www.grc.com, available for IPv6?

tnx

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