ip6tables addrtype module missing in RHEL5 and 6

Solution In Progress - Updated -

Issue

  • There is a no match module for the addrtype in ip6tables.
  • This module is required for supporting IPv6 in traffic distribution device(Load Balance) which based on RHEL. Use to control the traffic in specific addrtype.
  • In ip6tables and iptable, addrtype module of the match extension should be supported in the same way.
# ip6tables -I INPUT -m addrtype --addrtype UNSPEC -j ACCEPT

Environment

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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