Chapter 9. Configuring IPv6-in-IPv4 tunnels

Table of Contents

1. Types of tunnels
1.1. Static point-to-point tunneling
1.2. Automatically tunneling
1.3. 6to4-Tunneling
1.4. UDP encapsulated IPv6 tunneling
2. Displaying existing tunnels
2.1. Using "ip"
2.2. Using "route"
3. Setup of point-to-point tunnel
3.1. Add point-to-point tunnels
3.2. Removing point-to-point tunnels
3.3. Numbered point-to-point tunnels
4. Setup of 6to4 tunnels
4.1. Add a 6to4 tunnel
4.2. Remove a 6to4 tunnel

If you want to leave your link and you have no IPv6 capable network around you, you need IPv6-in-IPv4 tunneling to reach the world wide IPv6-Internet.

There are some kind of tunnel mechanism and also some possibilities to setup tunnels.