[Cerowrt-devel] [Bloat] OT: Netflix vs 6in4 from HE.net

Sebastian Moeller moeller0 at gmx.de
Sat Mar 21 18:14:26 EDT 2020

Hi Rich,

since it seems to be IPv6 related, why not use firefox for netflix and disable IPv6 in firefox (see https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-cant-load-websites-other-browsers-can#w_ipv6) maybe that works well enough?

Best Regards

> On Mar 21, 2020, at 21:20, Rich Brown <richb.hanover at gmail.com> wrote:
> to Bloat & CeroWrt folks: This is a little OT for either of these lists, but I figured there are plenty of experts here, and I would be delighted to get your thoughts.
> I just tried to view a Netflix movie and got a F7111-5059 error message. This prevented the video from playing. (As recently as a month or two ago, it worked fine.)
> Googling the error message gets to this page https://help.netflix.com/en/node/54085 that singles out use of an IPv6 Proxy Tunnel.
> Sure enough, I'm have a 6in4 tunnel through Hurricane Electric on WAN6. Stopping that WAN6 interface caused Netflix to work.
> What advice could you offer? (I could, of course, turn off WAN6 to watch movies. But that's a drag, and other family members couldn't do this.) Many thanks.
> Rich
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