System Administration Guide: IP Services

ProcedureHow to Prepare Network Services for IPv6 Support

  1. Update the following network services to support IPv6:

    • Mail servers

    • NIS servers

    • NFS

      Note –

      LDAP supports IPv6 without requiring IPv6-specific configuration tasks.

  2. Verify that your firewall hardware is IPv6 ready.

    Refer to the appropriate firewall-related documentation for instructions.

  3. Verify that other services on your network have been ported to IPv6.

    For more information, refer to marketing collateral and associated documentation for the software.

  4. If your site deploys the following services, make sure that you have taken the appropriate measures for these services:

  5. Audit any network services that are offered by a node prior to converting that node to IPv6.