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IPv6 Tunnel works fine on Windows 8 - but can't open IPv6 IP addresses!

Started by sinnersguy, May 31, 2013, 08:27:55 PM

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Hey folks, I wonder if anyone can help me to figure out why I can't 'open' any IPv6 IP address ...

http://www.kame.net/ works fine
http://test-ipv6.com/ reports: '10/10   for your IPv6 stability and readiness, when publishers are forced to go IPv6 only'

I can ping IPv6 address fine too (eg ipv6.l.google.com):

QuotePinging 2404:6800:4003:802::1011 with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 2404:6800:4003:802::1011: time=307ms
Reply from 2404:6800:4003:802::1011: time=306ms
Reply from 2404:6800:4003:802::1011: time=307ms
Reply from 2404:6800:4003:802::1011: time=307ms

Ping statistics for 2404:6800:4003:802::1011:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 306ms, Maximum = 307ms, Average = 306ms

Ethernet Status:

QuoteIPv6 Address: 2001:470:1f08:b65::1
Link-local IPv6 Address: fe80::9ddd:5678:be97:721a%12
IPv6 Default Gateway: 2001:470:1f08:b65::2
IPv6 DNS Servers: 2620:0:ccc::2, 2620:0:ccd::2

But I am unable to open -any- IPv6 IP address ... Firefox/Chrome/IE simply don't recognise/resolve IPv6 IPs ...

What could be wrong?


You mean you try to access the literal IPv6 address? Are you putting it in []? ex: http://[2001:470:0:76::2] If the site has a AAAA record you don't need to use the literal address.


Yes, I'm using the literal IPv6 - eg [2404:6800:4003:802::1011] for www.google.com

Bizarrely, Chrome and Opera work just fine, but Firefox does nothing .. just 'hangs'.



Yes, it seems Firefox has trouble with https://[ipv6 address]:25252/ format IPv6 addresses.

Chrome, IE and Opera will open the above format just fine.

A Firefox SSL issue perhaps?



An error occurred during a connection to 2404:6800:4003:802::1011.

security library: bad database.

(Error code: sec_error_bad_database)