Setting up IPv6 in my home network

TTTAs soon as Microsoft released Windows Server 2012 R2 images on MSDN, I decided it is time for me to upgrade my home environment. I will probably dedicate a separate post on my home infrastructure, while leaving this post for one of the decisions I made for my environment – using IPv6.

Setting static IPv6 addresses

Currently, I have 6 Windows Server machines in my environment, so the first thing I needed to do was setting static IPv6 addresses on them, starting with my domain controller/DNS server.

To make things easier for me, I used this online tool to generate a unique local address range prefix, which I am going to use in my environment. For the sake of example, let’s say the prefix that was generated for me was fdd1:b9ea:da43:964e::/64. Having it, I set IP addresses on my servers as following: Continue reading