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How to configure an IPv6 subnet on a Dedibox running Windows Server

Reviewed on 03 August 2021Published on 03 August 2021
Requirements:
Important:

On servers supporting IPv6 SLAAC, SLAAC has to be enabled in order to ensure that DHCPv6 works correctly.

How to set the DUID in the Windows Registry

Important:

Modifying values in the Windows Registry may cause damage to your installation. Be careful when editing these settings.

  1. Launch the Registry Editor by typing regedit.exe in the start menu:

  2. Scroll down until you reach the following setting: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\services\TCPIP6\Parameters and edit the value Dhcpv6DUID with the DUID of your block by double clicking on the default value:

How to configure IPv6 connectivity

  1. Go to your network settings, double-click on your Internet connection, open the connection details and enter the IPv6 settings. Set the IP of the machine to an IPv6 address of your subnet and the netmask:

  2. Once you have saved the configuration, open a terminal and test the connection by running a ping -6 google.com or tracert -6 google.com:

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