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IPv6 & Linux - HowTo - Part 3

Version: 4.00 from 2011-10-19


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Important Applications

Contents


Net-Tools (hostname, netstat, arp, ifconfig, rarp, route)

Current Linux distributions already contain IPv6 enabled tools, e.g. package "net-tools" & "hostname".
See also Deep Space 6 / Current Status of IPv6 Support for Networking Applications


IP Utilities (ping6, tracepath6, traceroute6...)

Current Linux distributions already contain IPv6 enabled tools, e.g. package "iputils" & "traceroute".
See also Deep Space 6 / Current Status of IPv6 Support for Networking Applications

tcp_wrappers

Current Linux distributions already contain IPv6 enabled tools, e.g. package "tcp_wrappers".
See also Deep Space 6 / Current Status of IPv6 Support for Networking Applications

Usage

See Linux IPv6 HOWTO / tcp_wrapper

eXtended InterNET super Daemon (xinetd)

Current Linux distributions already contain IPv6 enabled tools, e.g. package "xinetd".
See also Deep Space 6 / Current Status of IPv6 Support for Networking Applications

Usage

See Linux IPv6 HOWTO / xinetd

Telnet client and server

Current Linux distributions already contain IPv6 enabled tools, e.g. package "telnet" & "telnet-server".
See also Deep Space 6 / Current Status of IPv6 Support for Networking Applications

Important informations:

Do not use telnetd for remote logins because of clear text password transport, take SSH instead!

Finger client & server

Current Linux distributions already contain IPv6 enabled tools, e.g. package "finger" & "finger-server".
See also Deep Space 6 / Current Status of IPv6 Support for Networking Applications

FTP server "ftpd-BSD"

This FTP server is outdated and should be no longer used, use "vsftpd", "proftpd" or "pure-ftpd" as replacement.


FTP client netkit ftp

Current Linux distributions already contain IPv6 enabled tools, e.g. package "ftp".
See also Deep Space 6 / Current Status of IPv6 Support for Networking Applications

FTP client "lukemftp"

This FTP client is outdated and should be no longer used, use "ftp", "lftp" as replacement.

TCPdump and libpcap (tcpdump)

Current Linux distributions already contain IPv6 enabled tools, e.g. package "tcpdump".
See also Deep Space 6 / Current Status of IPv6 Support for Networking Applications


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