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Firewalling for IPv6

Hi folks,

I have a few questions regarding the current state of firewalling for IPv6 
in Debian.

Searching through packages and the web, the best I could find is the 
existance of ip6tables, and a bunch of articles talking about how Linux 
*would* support (implying that it doesn't now(?)) IPv6 firewalling in the 
future (one site I saw mentioned it would be in 2.6.11--I'm running

So, I guess what I'm wondering is:

1) Is there a FAQ about Linux and/or Debian + IPv6 firewalling? I'm more 
than happy to R the FM if I can locate T right one. =)

2) Are there any packages currently in Debian that support making IPv6 
firewalls? (For IPv4, I am currently using firehol; I have used shorewall 
in the past (I've heard of, but no little about 6wall); I'm not an iptables 
expert, but I roughly know how to make it work).

3) Assuming the answer is to use xyz/6wall/ip6tables, are there any critical 
limitations I should be aware of? i.e. Are there known 
features/bugs/workarounds missing/added/required?

Wesley J. Landaker <wjl@icecavern.net>
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