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Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-06-02, 06:24 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
Hey JamesK, I was actually speaking to something...

Hey JamesK, I was actually speaking to something even narrower than that. If someone only has knowledge of the MAC address (not even one derived from an IPv6 address) I don't believe there is any way...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-06-02, 04:58 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
My point was that even if your computer did have...

My point was that even if your computer did have an proper IPv6 address the "networksetup -getinfo Wi-Fi" terminal command would still not reveal it (it would still show "IPv6 IP address: none" and...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-06-02, 01:43 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
That command won't reveal your IPv6 address. Use...

That command won't reveal your IPv6 address. Use the following command, (be prepared for a lot more info though)

ifconfig



Go to this web site to test whether you have a working IPv6...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-06-02, 12:15 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
Yeah, I don't know why Apple hides the IPv6...

Yeah, I don't know why Apple hides the IPv6 configuration information. I hope they change that as IPv6 gains more traction. In the mean time here is a link to a really simple free app for iOS devices...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-06-02, 10:38 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
No, NAT won't be going away anytime soon. As long...

No, NAT won't be going away anytime soon. As long as we still need to fallback to IPv4 we will need NAT. What I meant was that with IPv6 NAT is no longer needed and as a result, in the future when...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-06-02, 10:01 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
e268, IPv6 is meant to replace IPv4 so, as long...

e268, IPv6 is meant to replace IPv4 so, as long as things keep working without you noticing a difference, then it is doing it's job. If you want to test whether your devices are connecting and using...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-06-01, 07:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
Exactly! I don't know how persistent they are,...

Exactly! I don't know how persistent they are, and I really haven't kept track, but mine don't seem to last more than 24 hours.

Also, if anyone is interested, here is a white paper titled "IPv6...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-06-01, 06:51 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
No problem Don, I'm not judging! :wink If...

No problem Don, I'm not judging! :wink

If the terminal command is not "sticking" the simplest way to disable IPv6 is just to set it to Link-local only" in System Preferences or you could also...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-06-01, 06:35 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
My response was to your statement, "It appears to...

My response was to your statement, "It appears to me that Privacy Addresses are basically security by obscurity." My reply was essentially that Privacy Addresses were not designed with security in...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-06-01, 05:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
Privacy addresses are not about security, they...

Privacy addresses are not about security, they address privacy, which was DonR's real concern even though he used "security" in his post.

In his case, he was concerned that the VPN service he was...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-06-01, 05:11 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
I should also point out that if you set your IPv6...

I should also point out that if you set your IPv6 configuration to "Link-local only" you are effectively disabling IPv6 as far as connecting to the Internet is concerned. But I wouldn't bother, your...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-06-01, 04:59 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
The command, as I know it, includes quotation...

The command, as I know it, includes quotation marks around the name of the interface you are configuring. These are all the commands as I know them.

networksetup -setv6off "Wi-Fi"
networksetup...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-06-01, 03:24 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
The correct command is, (watch where you place...

The correct command is, (watch where you place the quotation marks)

networksetup -setv6off "Wi-Fi"

Can you explain your understanding of how disabling IPv6 "increases online security, if you...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-06-01, 02:38 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
No, Rogers can't by-pass the OS and re-enable...

No, Rogers can't by-pass the OS and re-enable IPv6. Why would they?

What version of Mac OS are you using and what are the commands you are using?

More importantly, why are you disabling IPv6?
Forum: Home Computing   2016-05-29, 05:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,348
Posted By Gino Cerullo
Here is something else you may want to consider. ...

Here is something else you may want to consider.

OpenBSD PF: User's Guide (http://www.openbsd.org/faq/pf/)

More info

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PF_(firewall)
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-05-13, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,554
Posted By Gino Cerullo
geode Bell is currently in a transition and...

geode

Bell is currently in a transition and moving away from using Microsoft for email services. This may explain why.

I'm sure that Bell will migrate you away from Microsoft's mail backend...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2016-05-13, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,587
Posted By Gino Cerullo
Mobile payments are the future. Convenience is...

Mobile payments are the future. Convenience is only a minor feature it's the security that is more important. Physical credit cards are the weakest link in the payment chain because they hold an...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-05-12, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,554
Posted By Gino Cerullo
I think that could be a workaround but I suggest...

I think that could be a workaround but I suggest using IMAP/SMTP if you are using the account with multiple devices since it stores the email on the server so you can sync to it with all your...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-05-12, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,554
Posted By Gino Cerullo
Outlook.com no longer compatible with Windows Live Mail

If you use Outlook.com for email you should be aware that Microsoft is migrating the infrastructure so it is based on Office 365. As such, if you are currently using Windows Live Mail in Windows 7,...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-05-10, 09:56 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,597
Posted By Gino Cerullo
None of those titles are on Shomi. I'm pretty...

None of those titles are on Shomi. I'm pretty sure Netflix has the exclusive on Marvel content even though the titles you listed aren't currently on Netflix right now. You could always rent them on...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-05-05, 11:02 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,597
Posted By Gino Cerullo
So the app updated on the Apple TV 4 that I have....

So the app updated on the Apple TV 4 that I have. We now have a "Watched" menu at the top of the screen. When selected we see a screen that lists the shows we've been watching with a label underneath...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-05-05, 07:26 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,597
Posted By Gino Cerullo
Yeah, just received the email announcing the...

Yeah, just received the email announcing the update for Apple TV but haven't received the updated app on my Apple TV yet.

One thing about the announcement is that they were not specific about...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-05-03, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By Gino Cerullo
Hey Jim9guitars, looks like there have been...

Hey Jim9guitars, looks like there have been changes since I last bought an audiobook a loooong time ago. Apple's audiobooks, although supplied by Audible.com are wrapped in Apple's FairPlay DRM. That...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-05-03, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By Gino Cerullo
One other thing. You can find a list of...

One other thing. You can find a list of Audible.com compatible players here.

Audible Device Center | Learn About Compatible Devices | iPod, MP3 Players, PDA's, Mobile Phones, GPS Systems |...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-05-03, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By Gino Cerullo
I'd like to clarify a few misconceptions in this...

I'd like to clarify a few misconceptions in this thread.

The audiobooks bought through iTunes are supplied by Audible.com. Audible.com is an Amazon company and if you go to Audible.com and log in...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-04-30, 09:43 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,597
Posted By Gino Cerullo
Yeah, I'm referring to the Apple TV 4 version. I...

Yeah, I'm referring to the Apple TV 4 version. I would have thought it would have feature parity with the iPad version but it doesn't.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-04-30, 04:25 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,597
Posted By Gino Cerullo
These features is sorely missing on the Apple TV...

These features is sorely missing on the Apple TV version. I hope there is an update soon.
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-04-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
Thanks for that clarification JamesK. Just goes...

Thanks for that clarification JamesK. Just goes to show you can't trust everything you read or see on the Internet. :wink
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-04-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
ExDilbert, I'm by no means an expert and i'm...

ExDilbert, I'm by no means an expert and i'm still getting my head around IPv6 but I will try and answer your questions. Hopefully others more knowledgeable than me will clarify what I've said or...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-04-18, 08:07 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,834
Posted By Gino Cerullo
IPv6 is now live in Downsview in north Toronto.

IPv6 is now live in Downsview in north Toronto.
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