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

Reviewed on 09 May 2023Published 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.
  2. 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:
  3. 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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