HOW TO ENABLE IPV6 ON ROUTER

To enable IPv6 on a TP-Link router, follow the procedure given below.

  • Step 1:Find the IP address of your router and enter it in the search bar of the browser. 
  • Step 2:Key in the username and password to access the web interface of the router. 
  • Step 3:Navigate to the Advanced tab and select the IPv6 option in the proceeding step. 
  • Step 4:Next, enable the IPv6 feature and choose the type of Internet connection that was given by your Internet Service Provider. 
  • Step 5:Key in the following information in the next step:
  • 1.IPv6 address
  • 2.Default gateway
  • 3.Primary DNS
  • 4.Secondary DNS
  • 5.MTU size 
  • Step 6:The next step is to go to the Advanced tab and enter the following additional information for the dynamic IP:
  • 1.IPv6 address
  • 2.Primary DNS
  • 3.Secondary DNS
  • Step 1:Tap the Advanced option again and select the Internet Connection Type as PPoE and click the Save button. 
  • Step 2:Next, from the Internet Connection Type drop-down list, select the 6 to 4 Tunnel option. 
  • Step 3:Mention the IPv4 address, subnet mask, default gateway, and the tunnel address. 
  • Step 4:Now, set Internet Connection Type to ‘Pass-through bridge’, click Save, and then proceed to the LAN ports setup. 
  • Step 5:If you are a Windows user, go to Assigned Type in the LAN window, and highlight the box near the SLAAC+Stateless DHCP option. Click Save.
  • Step 6:Select the Status option to verify whether you have set up the IPv6 connection properly for your router.

HOW TO FIND IPV6 ADDRESS OF ROUTER

Make use of the forthcoming procedure to find your IPv6 address

WINDOWS:

  • Step 1:First, open the control panel from the Start menu. Select the Network and Internet option.
  • Step 2:Choose the View Network Status and Tasks option, followed by the Change Adapter Settings option.
  • Step 3:Find your Internet connection and double-click on it to select the Details option.
  • Step 4:Search for the IPv6 Address and Ipv6 Default Gateway and make a note of it. 

MAC:

  • Step 1:Select the System Preferences option from the Apple menu.
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  • Step 2:Access the Network and select your primary network from the list available.
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  • Step 3:Navigate to the Advanced tab and find the IPv6 Address under the TCP/IP tab.

LINUX:

  • Step 1:In case you have a Linux system, then open the terminal on your system. 
  • Step 2:Enter IP-6 address show and tap the Enter key. 
  • Step 3:Note your IPv6 address from the result displayed.
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HOW TO ASSIGN IPV6 ADDRESS TO ROUTER

Enter the commands specified here to assign an IPv6 address. 

  • Router#1 configure terminal
  • Router (config)#ipv6 unicast-routing 
  • Router (config)#interface FastEthernet0/0
  • Router (config-if)#ipv6 address AAAA::1/64
  • Router (config-if)#exit
  • Router (config-if)#ipv6 unicast routing

You have now configured a standard globally accessible IPv6 address on your computer. 

HOW TO DISABLE IPV6 ON ROUTER

WINDOWS:

  • Step 1:Choose the Control Panel option from the Start menu
  • Step 2:Next, launch the Network and Sharing Center on your system and then click on the Change Adapter Settings option. 
  • Step 3:Find the connection for which you want to disable IPv6 and right-click on it to select the Properties option. 
  • Step 4:Untick the box near the Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) option and tap the OK button.

MAC:

  • Step 1:First, you have to disable IPv6 for Ethernet and wireless connections. 
  • Step 2:Navigate to System Preferences available under the Apple menu and then select the Network option. 
  • Step 3:Tap the Ethernet option followed by the Advanced option. 
  • Step 4:Go to the TCP/IP tab and click on the Off or Local Link Only option present near the Configure IPv6 option. 
  • Step 5:Choose the Wi-Fi or AirPort option and then select the Advanced option. 
  • Step 6:Select the Off or Link-Local Only option available next to the Configure IPv6 field.