Adding an IPv6 address

February 2, 2023 / How-to Guide

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  1. Click IP Management
  2. Click Action under Action 
  3. Click Add IPv6 Address then Confirm

Your server will reboot and the IPv6 will automatically be bound to your network interface, if you have a Windows server then the following additional steps are required to add your default gateway.

 Adding your default gateway (Windows Only)

To complete the setup on Windows you will need to add your default gateway.

  1. Under IP Management make a note of your Gateway Address.
  2. Connect to your server using Remote Desktop
  3. Go to Control Panel >  View network connections
  4. Right-click your Ethernet adapter and select Properties
  5. Select Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)
    Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)
  6. Click Properties
  7. Enter your gateway address into the Default Gateway box
  8. Click OK
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