UPnP/IPv6 support in home routers?

valdis.kletnieks at vt.edu valdis.kletnieks at vt.edu
Mon Dec 11 13:44:55 CST 2017


On Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:23:11 -0300, Fernando Gont said:

> Anyone can comment on the UPnP support for IPv6 in home routers?
>
> Those that I have checked have UPnP support for IPv4, but not for IPv6
> -- even when the home router does otherwise support IPv6.

Well, there's a bit of a problem there.

Near as I can tell, to get IPv6 support you need to use IGDv2.

Unfortunately, if you want your Xbox or Playstation to be able
to work, you need to be using IGDv1.

Guess what almost everybody chooses to do?

(Been there, done that - had to rebuild miniupnpd for OpenWRT/Lede
because it built with v2 by default)
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