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IPv6 with Tomato

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by rbrugman, May 18, 2009.

  1. rbrugman

    rbrugman Addicted to LI Member

    I know Tomato doesn't support IPv6 itself, but is there any way to get it to foward all IPv6 traffic to a different box? I have a hurricane electric tunnel set up on my server (, but I would like the other computers on my network to benefit from it too. I really like Tomato and I would like to keep it, but this is a feature that might make me switch if I can't figure out a workaround.

    Thanks for the insight!

  2. kooslx

    kooslx Addicted to LI Member

    In your firewall script, add the following lines:

    iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i vlan1 -p 41 -j DNAT --to
    iptables -t filter -A FORWARD -i vlan1 -p 41 -d -j ACCEPT
    This forwards all your tunneled IPv6 packets (proto 41) to your server at, which you can now set up as a router for the rest of your network.
  3. rbrugman

    rbrugman Addicted to LI Member

    My next question might be the end to my attempts at an ipv6 network. Is there any way to configure a Mac OS 10.5.7 (client version) machine to act as an ipv6 server, while letting the tomato box route all other traffic?

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