How do I configure IPv6 in Windows XP ?
|Platform||Windows XP, 7|
|Wednesday, 19 May 2010 21:49|
In this article we will show you the steps involved in configuring you Windows XP device with IPv6. All commands should be run via the command prompt.
If you are not using Stateful or Stateless IPv6 address Autoconfiguration you can manually configure your settings using the following commands :
You can use the following commands to show all IPv6 routes and the Neighbor Discovery table. The Neighbor Discovery table is the equivialnt to the arp cache but with IPv6 addresses instead of IPv4. It is also worth noting that Neighbor Discovery is part of ICMP6.
Instead of using A records for DNS like IPv4, IPv6 uses AAAA records for domain to IP name resolution. Below shows a brief example,
You can use the standard ping command to ping a IPv6 IP. But you will need to use the “-6” ping switch to ping a IPv6 name.