VPN Sort. Overview for ThatOnePrivacyGuy. Overview for admiral93. OpenVPN client and IPv6 leaking : VPN. Are You Using IPv6 Yet? Should You Even Care? IPv6 is extremely important for the long-term health of the Internet.
But is your Internet service provider providing IPv6 connectivity yet? Does your home network support it? What’s the Difference Between a VPN and a Proxy? A proxy connects you to a remote computer and a VPN connects you to a remote computer so they must be, more or less, the same thing, right?
Not exactly. Let’s look at when might you want to use each, and why proxies are a poor substitute for VPNs. Selecting the Right Tool Is Critical. How to See If Your VPN Is Leaking Your Personal Information. Many people use Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) to mask their identity, encrypt their communications, or browse the web from a different location.
All those goals can fall apart if your real information is leaking through a security hole, which is more common than you’d think. Let’s look at how to identify and patch those leaks. How VPN Leaks Occur The basics of VPN usage are pretty straightforward: You install a software package on your computer, device, or router (or use its built-in VPN software). This software captures all your network traffic and redirects it, through an encrypted tunnel, to a remote exit point.
DNS stuff to sort. More to Sort. Recent (Networking) Puppy 3.00BETA bug reports here. Many, many thanks, tempestuous, for pursuing the "autodhcp" problem I reported.
I have examined the documentation at the link you included and understand why the change was made and what it is intended to accomplish. I will review what I understand and opine (as a former corporate programmer on mission-critical ealtime satellite control systems). This DHCP client supports the DHCPv4 specifications which have been updated to be compatible with the newer DHCPv6 specs. This impacts the "clientID" that is transmitted to "the network" (router, in my case). The controlling documents, RFC 2131 & RFC 2132 have been updated to delete some options in the composition of the clientID, specifically the use of the network interface MAC address alone; it can be combined with other data as a client ID, but in a format that does not begin with the MAC address.