[SunHELP] IPv6 on last OpenSolaris release

Brad Walker bwalker at musings.com
Mon May 27 22:09:51 CDT 2013

I would encourage you to think about the illumos project.

It is actively being developed. There are several distributions. And if you
are really trying to run OpenSolaris, then why not use something that has
active development and support for any problems you might have.

-brad w.

On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 7:39 PM, Cory Smelosky <b4 at gewt.net> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I'm having a bit of difficulty configuring IPv6 on OpenSolaris (snv_134).
> This is pre-ipadm so the documentation and a lot of google isn't too
> helpful.
> What I need to do: is configure this via ifconfig or similar.
> (I also don't want to reboot the zone.)
> root at meaghan:~# ifconfig vnic1 inet6 plumb
> root at meaghan:~# ifconfig vnic1 inet6 2001:470:1f07:e53:beef:d00d::**1337/64
> up
> ifconfig: SIOCSLIFADDR: vnic1: Cannot assign requested address
> root at meaghan:~# ifconfig vnic1 inet6 addif 2001:470:1f07:e53:beef:d00d::**1337/64
> up
> Created new logical interface vnic1:1
> However, nothing can ping that IP and it can't get out...and I'm not able
> to configure the gateway...because the gateway isn't on the same network..
> Ideas?  Tarballs of ipadm and all related libraries?
> Thanks!
> --
> Cory Smelosky
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