IPv6 6RD with Ubiquiti and DD-WRT

Jedadiah Casey
Dec 10, 2019 · 12 min read

This posts walks through how to create an isolated network which has access to the IPv6 Internet via 6RD using Ubiquiti EdgeMax equipment and a router running DD-WRT. 6RD (Rapid Deployment) is a method to reach the IPv6 Internet by tunneling over an IPv4 network, similar to 6to4.

While 6to4 is primarily used to connect different “IPv6 islands” together, 6RD was designed to allow a service provider connected to the IPv6 Internet in its core network to provide IPv6 services in the access layer based on its own registered IPv6 public address space without deploying native…