IPv6 Configuration Issues

Hello, we use the Network helper on our JETSITES server but the automatic configuration seems to have a problem with IPv6. Here is a simple ping test:

[[email protected] ~]# ping6 ipv6.google.com
connect: Cannot assign requested address

This error happens on every IPv6 ping. What might be causing this problem?

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If your supplied SLAAC address isn't working properly, we recommend that you check your ip6tables to make sure that you're allowing IPv6 connections and ipv6-icmp:

https://linode.com/docs/security/firewalls/control-network-traffic-with-iptables/#use-ip6tables-to-manage-ipv6-traffic

Here is a general overview of IPv6 for you to check out for reference:

https://linode.com/docs/networking/an-overview-of-ipv6-on-linode/

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