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How to activate an IPv6 block

Reviewed on 20 March 2023Published on 24 March 2022

Only users who have completed the linking of their the Dedibox account to the Scaleway console are granted access to the Dedibox section within the Scaleway console. For detailed information on the migration process, please refer to our account linking documentation. If you cannot locate the Dedibox link in Scaleway's console side menu, you can use the Dedibox console to place orders, manage your Dediboxes, and access the related documentation.

Security & Identity (IAM):

You may need certain IAM permissions to carry out some actions described on this page. This means:

  • you are the Owner of the Scaleway Organization in which the actions will be carried out, or
  • you are an IAM user of the Organization, with a policy granting you the necessary permission sets
Requirements:
  1. Click Dedibox in the Bare Metal section of the side menu. The Dedibox overview displays.

  2. Click the IPv6s tab to enter the IPv6 section of the console.

  3. Click + Activate my IPv6 block. A pop-up displays.

  4. Click Activate my free IPv6 block to obtain a /48 IPv6 block.

    Your IPv6 block will be activated and displayed on the IPv6 page.

Important:

The DUID of your prefix (and each of its subnets) is like a private key and grants you access to your prefix. Keep it secret and do not share it.

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