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 Starting from iOS 4, iPhones provide support for IPv6 over the WiFi interface. Only stateless autoconfiguration is possible: the iPhone listens to Router Advertisement packets and automatically gets IPv6 configuration. The [[https://​itunes.apple.com/​us/​app/​ipv6-toolkit/​id440597511?​mt=8 | IPv6 Toolkit]], downloadable from the App Store, shows extended information on the IPv6 configuration of the iPhone: Starting from iOS 4, iPhones provide support for IPv6 over the WiFi interface. Only stateless autoconfiguration is possible: the iPhone listens to Router Advertisement packets and automatically gets IPv6 configuration. The [[https://​itunes.apple.com/​us/​app/​ipv6-toolkit/​id440597511?​mt=8 | IPv6 Toolkit]], downloadable from the App Store, shows extended information on the IPv6 configuration of the iPhone:
  
-{{ :​iphone-interface.png?​direct&​250 | Figure 1. IPv6 toolkiy ​interface}}+[{{ :​iphone-interface.png?​direct&​250 | Figure 1. IPv6 toolkit ​interface}}]
    
 Note that two IPv6 addresses are auto-configured using a /64 announced prefix: Note that two IPv6 addresses are auto-configured using a /64 announced prefix:
-  - one address with a MAC-based interface identifier on the last 64 bits, +  - One address with a MAC-based interface identifier on the last 64 bits, 
-  - second address with a random interface identifier, as specified by RFC 4941 on Privacy extensions for stateless address autoconfiguration in IPv6.+  - second address with a random interface identifier, as specified by [[http://​www.rfc-editor.org/​rfc/​rfc4941.txt | RFC 4941]] on Privacy extensions for stateless address autoconfiguration in IPv6.
 On the integrated Safari navigator, the ipv6-test.com website shows that the iPhone can be considered as a dual stack equipment and that the RFC 4941 autoconfigured address is used over the internet. On the integrated Safari navigator, the ipv6-test.com website shows that the iPhone can be considered as a dual stack equipment and that the RFC 4941 autoconfigured address is used over the internet.
-{{ :​iphone-addr.png?​direct&​250 | Figure 2. Testing IPv6 on an iPhone}}+[{{ :​iphone-addr.png?​direct&​250 | Figure 2. Testing IPv6 on an iPhone}}]
ipv6_on_iphone.txt · Last modified: 2014/01/11 21:16 by samer