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Running DHCPv6 Server at home

I have gigabit internet and have the modem set in bridge mode and use OPNSense as my router.  Instead of having the ISP hand out IPv6 addresses, I want to be allocated a /64 block (or at /60 block if possible) so that I can use DHCPv6 and manually assign certain addresses to certain machines.

 

But when I configure it in this way, it fails to fetch a prefix.  Is it possible to request just the /64 prefix and not directly assign addresses?

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Re: Running DHCPv6 Server at home

Since OPNsense is in the FreeBSD family, see if this helps;

 

https://content.pivotal.io/blog/configuring-freebsd-9-1-as-a-native-ipv6-dhcp-client



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Re: Running DHCPv6 Server at home

I can get it working when I do Track Interface (Which passes all IPv6 requests to the ISP to configure via SLAAC).

 

But what I want instead is for OPNSense to request the prefix only (which I know how to configure it to do), and be given authority to assign ipv6 addresses in the /64 prefix on its own.

 

Currently, when I try to request just a /64 prefix, it fails to fetch anything at all.