Bug 607064 - RFE: IPv6 transport for OpenVPN
Summary: RFE: IPv6 transport for OpenVPN
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openvpn   
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Version: 15
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Steven Pritchard
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: IPv6Blocker
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Reported: 2010-06-23 05:00 UTC by Matt Bernstein
Modified: 2012-08-07 19:41 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-08-07 19:41:51 UTC
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Description Matt Bernstein 2010-06-23 05:00:35 UTC
Description of problem:
Some of my users would like use our IPv4 OpenVPN over an IPv6 internet.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible: always

Additional info:
- patch available at <http://github.com/jjo/openvpn-ipv6/downloads>
- other distros (Debian,Gentoo IIRC) are already carrying this patch
- chicken & egg problem with getting the patch included upstream
  (they want to see wider testing first)
- have been running the patch on F12 for months without issues

Comment 1 Matt Bernstein 2010-07-03 05:37:49 UTC
Looks like this is a dupe of bug 190165, but I don't appear to be able to re-open that one so I'm marking this one instead as blocking bug 195271.

Comment 2 Tore Anderson 2010-07-03 17:28:47 UTC
Seconded, IPv6 transport would be great to have!

openvpn-2.1.1-ipv6-0.4.11.patch.gz from the site above applied cleanly to the F13 SRPM, and it compiled just fine, too.  I tested it from my IPv6-only workstation by connecting to my employer's OpenVPN server using --proto udp6 and it worked perfectly.  (The server is on IPv4, but my workstation is behind a NAT64 so from the client's point of view it was all IPv6.)


Comment 3 Matt Bernstein 2010-12-08 06:59:39 UTC
Moving to F14. The patch still works, but I'd rather not have to carry it.

Comment 4 Matt Bernstein 2011-06-02 19:54:11 UTC
Moving to F15. The patch still works, even against the 2.2.0 which appeared in rawhide recently..

Is anybody listening? It's been almost a year.

Comment 5 YANG Xudong 2011-11-11 07:51:32 UTC
Hope somebody could come and fix this. Simply applying a patch doesn't sound too hard anyway...

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