IPv6 Support in Management GUI Interface

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In 2013, there have been an increase in IPv6 deployments by ISPs globally. In the country where I resides in, all FTTH (Fiber-to-the-Home) ISPs/RSPs have deployed IPv6.

I believe it is becoming more and more important for routers to support IPv6, and likely to be essential in 2014. I would like to strongly suggest and request Ubiquiti team to look into having IPv6 Support in GUI as part of the 2014 roadmap.

EdgeMax Router Lite and POE are great routers in terms of performance and affordability. It is a pity that the shortfalls in GUI is keeping some not-as-savvy (knowledgeable but not good with CLIs) consumers away.

on ‎12-29-2013 09:03 PM

Strongly agree.

For those that may not realize how far ipv6 has progressed, google.com, facebook.com, and netflix.com all have ipv6 addresses now.

All verizon 4G LTE phones/devices run dual stack lite.

Verizon FIOS and Comcast are both rolling out large client ipv6 deployments.

on ‎02-03-2014 03:28 AM


on ‎02-05-2014 04:09 PM

I also strongly agree, support for IPv6 in the GUI would be great.

on ‎02-11-2014 08:56 PM
i strongly agree as well
on ‎02-11-2014 09:33 PM

"All verizon 4G LTE phones/devices run dual stack lite."

And there in is the problem with IPv6.  You still need IPv4 addresses for the time being.  I won't get into the entire discussion again here Man Happy

‎03-10-2014 08:44 AM - edited ‎03-10-2014 08:48 AM

I don't even want to begin to think of people with carrier grade nat... this really needs to happen.

Also I think that people will want IPv6 support in general. My provider currently doesn't provide native IPv6, however I run a tunnelbroker tunnel to my hosts. It would be nice if you could add support (dare I even say, dynamic IP address support) for Hurricane Elecetric and Sixxs as these are the most popular.

on ‎04-01-2014 08:58 PM

have dedicated panels :
  _ Dashboard/interfaces to vizualize the ipv6 interfaces (almost ready, but mix ipv4/ipv6 for now)
  _ routing (actually, the interface doesnt even show any ipv6 routes ;-) ) 
  _ security (some are already done ... but not editable)

to separate the ipv4 to ipv6 is maybe a good idea, as we have different rules, logic between ipv4 and ipv6, but this may be hard to maintain on a long term of ubiquiti

so, have a single GUI, with a mix ipv4/ipv6 is maybe the best ... I'm not a UI specialist, and use CLI most of the time, but for remote help and deployment, this would be really really usefull

on ‎04-13-2014 07:55 AM

Agreed. I am no stranger to IPV6 but the setup of it is horrible, counterintuitive, and very poorly documented. Other soho routers have ONE CHECKBOX that you turn on and it just works...

on ‎06-01-2014 03:46 PM

DHCPv6-PD adoption by UBNT has been sluggish, I agree.    I made this to help make it more user friendly:



on ‎07-23-2014 08:57 AM

My 2 cents on the matter.

We are planning a deployment to a neighbouring island which falls under ARIN (we fall under LACNIC) who have just told us there are no IPv4 addresses available for new deployments (ASN was assigned fine).

We are investigating a full IPv6 deployment with a NAT64 router for access to the IPv4 internet (we will probably have to loan an IPv4 block from parent's allocation to give the NAT64's IPv4 side).

What we would like to see is IPv6 in the GUI as of 5.5.6 I'm seeing no references in the GUI, we can activate via command line but we need something our call center and installers can easily understand and use.