Supporting IPv6 connections


This might be a mid to long-term suggestion, but has there been any consideration for the daemon to support IPv6 connections?

Within the UK, all the major mobile networks are now supplying IPv6 by default. The same goes for the ISPs since 2018. For most domestic connections you’re defaulted with an IPv6 connection and have to put in a request for an IPv4.

I know there is also a big rollout in the US for IPv6 with the likes of Verizon, Comcast, T-Mobile etc.

Reading into Monero’s reasoning for not supporting it yet - they base it on helping to prevent network level Sybil attacks. The scarcity of IPv4 numbers etc. However, we’re going to reach a point where IPv6 rollout is the majority so may need addressing at some point.