Disable ipv6 in Fedora

Information from: http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-fc6.html#ipv6

You must reboot when you have completed all these steps.

Disable the system configuration settings for ipv6

You might not need to do this step.

# vi /etc/sysconfig/network

Disable ipv6 Kernel Modules

# vi /etc/modprobe.d/network
Add the following 2 lines: (A reboot will be required)
alias net-pf-10 off
alias ipv6 off

Disable ipv6 Firewall

Display your current ipv6 firewall config settings:
# /sbin/chkconfig --list ip6tables
Disable the ipv6 firewall:
# /sbin/chkconfig --level 2345 ip6tables off

/etc/hosts configuration

In /etc/hosts, the following entry for localhost using IPv6 can be removed/commented out:

::1    localhost.localdomain   localhost

If you choose to remove the above IPv6 entry, then you must keep the following IPv4 entry for localhost:       localhost.localdomain   localhost

linux/fedora/ipv6.txt · Last modified: 2009/01/21 03:04 by john
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