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    SFUP - Fixed IPv6 address

    This is a discussion on SFUP - Fixed IPv6 address within the Sky Broadband (Fibre) Help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Ok so I know SFUP is being retired but current users (me being one) can stay on it I also ...

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      SFUP - Fixed IPv6 address

      Ok so I know SFUP is being retired but current users (me being one) can stay on it

      I also know that I get a fixed IPv4 address (and I have one) as part of my SFUP package

      Will my IPv6 PREFIX be fixed as well ?

      After several router reboots etc it appears to be but I hear it may just be sticky or is that just for non Pro users ?
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      Re: SFUP - Fixed IPv6 address

      My understanding is that Sky is not currently offering fixed IPv6 prefix and probably won't ever do so. I believe they may remain sticky for all users though.
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      Re: SFUP - Fixed IPv6 address

      They're "sticky", as mentioned above.

      Provided:
      1) Your router doesn't change DUIDs (eg. after a reboot)
      2) Your router doesn't send a DHCPv6 RELEASE (either by clicking "disconnect" or rebooting).

      eg. a line reconnect should be fine, or a hard power-cycle (pulling the plug) of the CPE, should also be fine. At least with the SkyHubs.

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      Re: SFUP - Fixed IPv6 address

      some of us don't have ipv6 from sky at all yet, what is the source of this information on how progressed the rollout is

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      Re: SFUP - Fixed IPv6 address

      http://www.ipv6.org.uk/wp-content/up...n-20160630.pdf

      IPv6 Capability Metrics

      Plug your SkyHub in to confirm. (If you haven't used it for a long time, you might need to leave it in overnight for a couple of days to pickup the new firmware)
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      Re: SFUP - Fixed IPv6 address

      Going by the charts Sky appear to be well ahead of any of its competitors as far as IPv6 roll out is concerned. Sky= 82+%, BT=1.2%, Plusnet= .09%.

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      Re: SFUP - Fixed IPv6 address

      I've been trying to get some information on Sky's roll-out of IPv6 for a few months or so now.

      I do keep chasing it but they haven't got an answer from the people in charge yet.

      Speedyrite's answer about IPv6 is spot on too. I have chase this but with the recent news about SFM I guess that Sky will be focussing elsewhere in future and fixed IP Addresses aren't going to be a long term support target for Fibre products.

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