[GLLUG] IP address problems.

Chris Bell chrisbell at chrisbell.org.uk
Thu Nov 12 12:13:32 UTC 2020

On Thursday, 12 November 2020 11:49:25 GMT John Winters via GLLUG wrote:
> On 12/11/2020 11:44, Chris Bell via GLLUG wrote:
> [ about difficulties configuring persistent IPv6 addresses ]
> Hi Chris,
> I've found that I needed to use two different strategies depending on
> whether the initial address is configured statically or picked up
> automatically.  If you tell me which you're doing I will dig out my
> notes on the relevant approach.
> Cheers,
> John

I am trying to get both working, with dedicated RaspberryPi boxes normally 
sitting in the DMZ but sometimes pre-configured in another network, mainly 
dedicated boxes in another network, and mainly random boxes used for general 
web access, etc, in another. I am trying to set up a replacement firewall, but 
I discovered a few more problems when one of two boxes running Bind9 locally 
died a few days ago. It seems that some of the RaspberryPi boxes have changed 
the name of their ethernet interface again, and could no longer find the IPv6 

Chris Bell
Website http://chrisbell.org.uk

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