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Re: [opensuse] ipv4 Firewalls & ipv6: ipv6 encapsulate in ipv4 -> security hole?
On Mon, 2009-10-26 at 07:40 -0400, James Knott wrote:
While I haven't used OpenSUSE's firewall with IPv6, virtual NICs, such
as VPN or tunnel endpoints can be seen as just another NIC that the
firewall works with.

Absolutely; but with the added caveat that they can be created and
destroyed on the fly. In practice that can add a bit of complexity.
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