Why I can't use any of /64 IPv6 address allocated to droplet?

Posted January 11, 2018 3.2k views

For any droplet with IPv6 there is assignet /64 IPv6 net, but only 16 addresses aviable for use. Why? Can I somehow use more, then 16 addresses?

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

2 answers

DigitalOcean only provides 16 IPv6 addresses per Droplet

The /64 isn’t assigned to the droplet, it’s just the size of the shared subnet where all droplets live.

(Like when you connect to a LAN that uses /24 IPv4, your OS shows it as “”, but that doesn’t mean it’s your /24, it’s the entire LAN’s.)

Submit an Answer