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How To: Disable IPV6 on SLES9

(Last modified: 07Oct2005)

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How To: Disable IPV6 on SLES9

fact

SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9

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The following steps should be followed to disable IPV6 on SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9:

1- Modify /etc/modprobe.conf.local by adding the following:

#
# please add local extensions to this file
#
install ipv6 /bin/true

2- reboot

*** In some circumstances, it is also necessary to modify the /etc/modprobe.conf and change the following:

alias net-pf-10           ipv6

to

alias net-pf-10           off

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  • Document ID:
  • 10098152
  • Solution ID: NOVL102603
  • Creation Date: 29Jun2005
  • Modified Date: 07Oct2005
    • NovellLinux

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