The last few weeks, I worked on my Smarthome, which I built with HomeAssistant. But then a seemingly easy-to-fix problem occurred. Some services like Google Home needed to access my Smarthome from the public internet. Creating an IPv4 port share is really simple with my FRITZ!Box router. But I don’t have a dedicated IPv4. To still be able to connect to IPv4 services, I use a shared IPv4 through a DS-Lite tunnel. This is also called Dual-Stack Lite.

So then, just create a port share on IPv6 to my Smarthome device.

Well, yes, but it’s not that easy

  1. It just…

Michael L.

M. Sc Informatics Student in Munich, Germany. Full-stack software engineer.

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