[Dnsmasq-discuss] Is there some way I can tell dnsmasq to give a negative reply to any IPv6 query?

Trey Sis treysis at gmx.net
Thu Sep 23 08:56:01 UTC 2021


There's something wrong with your setup. Did you manually configure an
IPv6 address for your machine? wget shouldn't try the IPv6 address if
there is no route to the destination.

Cheers,

Treysis

On 9/23/2021 10:02, Rick Thomas wrote:
> My ISP does not support IPv6 at all.  Recently I have been having trouble connecting (web and/or ssh) to hosts outside of my local home LAN that have both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses.
>
> For example:
>
>      rbthomas at monk:~$ host www.google.com
>      www.google.com has address 142.251.33.68
>      www.google.com has IPv6 address 2607:f8b0:400a:806::2004
>      rbthomas at monk:~$ wget www.google.com
>      --2021-09-22 18:23:06--  http://www.google.com/
>      Resolving www.google.com (www.google.com)... 2607:f8b0:400a:806::2004, 142.251.33.68
>      Connecting to www.google.com (www.google.com)|2607:f8b0:400a:806::2004|:80... ^C
>
>
> Is there some way I can tell dnsmasq to give a negative reply to any IPv6 query?
>
> I'm using the debian dnsmasq package version 2.85-1
>
> Thanks!
> Rick
>
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