Manually configure static IPv6 address in SLCx

Add these lines to /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
IPV6INIT=yes
IPV6ADDR=2001:1458:E00C::63/64

Add these lines to /etc/sysconfig/network
NETWORKING_IPV6=yes
IPV6_DEFAULTGW=2001:1458:E00C::1

 

  • WARNING: SLC5 images have the ipv6 module disabled. Please edit the file /etc/modprobe.conf and remove the lines which disable ipv6 (#alias ipv6 off, #options ipv6 disable=1); then reboot.

  • WARNING: SLC6 images may have the ipv6 module disabled. Please edit the file /etc/modprobe.d/ipv6.conf and remove the lines which disable ipv6 (# options ipv6 disable=1); edit the file /etc/avahi/avahi-daemon.conf and set use-ipv6=yes; then reboot.

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