The other weekend I wrote some notes on how to quickly spin up an IPv6 test lab. The idea for this was to allow me to write a custom tool to enumerate hosts that respond to IPv6 neighbour discovery on my local network. I then wanted that tool to identify the corresponding IPv4 address for that host (if there is one). And finally, identify if the IPv6 address is… Continue reading

So IPv6 is on the rise and I needed something simple to play with IPv6. I decided the best port of call would be spinning up a netkit lab inside a VM. I quickly built a light weight ubuntu 16.04×64 machine and installed netkit. (Installation is pretty simple, just follow the details on the homepage)

I then downloaded the Lab hosted here which is perfect and has everything you… Continue reading