Testing your IPv6 security

With IPv6, your computer may be exposed to the internet.  Here’s a link that test your connection with NMap.  Make sure your organization knows you are testing your computer’s security.

NMap finds open ports and weaknesses in your security.  Note the before and after of turning your firewall on.  Filtered vs. Closed on Nmap’s (Insecure.org).


With a firewall on the computer

Want another site to test you?


Go to a command prompt, type IPv6, copy your IPv6 address (your tunnel address if teredo).

Past into the site’s textbox (make sure IT personnel are aware).


Nmap Results:

Starting Nmap 4.11 ( http://www.insecure.org/nmap/ ) at 2012-07-15 13:00 JST
Interesting ports on 2001:0:4137:———————————————-
Not shown: 1666 closed ports
7/tcp filtered echo
9/tcp filtered discard
13/tcp filtered daytime
17/tcp filtered qotd
19/tcp filtered chargen
135/tcp filtered msrpc
445/tcp filtered microsoft-ds
623/tcp filtered unknown
664/tcp filtered unknown
1025/tcp filtered NFS-or-IIS
1026/tcp filtered LSA-or-nterm
1027/tcp filtered IIS
1029/tcp filtered ms-lsa
1030/tcp filtered iad1

Nmap finished: 1 IP address (1 host up) scanned in 63.097 seconds


About TCAT Shelbyville IT Department

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.
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