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On this page, the well known port scanner nmap with its IPv6 features are presented soon.

IPv6 related features

To enable port scanning for an IPv6 network must use the parameter -6 For example:

nmap -6 <IPv6 address>

or to scan your ipv6-localhost

nmap -6 ::1

the result is a nmap typical result like

Interesting ports on ip6-localhost (::1):
Not shown: 1712 closed ports
22/tcp open  ssh
80/tcp open  http
Nmap done: 1 IP address (1 host up) scanned in 0.318 seconds
  • more is coming soon

Problems by scanning IPv6 networks

  • coming soon


  • [1] nmap security scanner