Install IPv6

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To install IPv6

  1. Open Network Connections.

  2. Right-click any local area connection, and then click Properties.

  3. Click Install.

  4. In the Select Network Component Type dialog box, click Protocol, and then click Add.

  5. In the Select Network Protocol dialog box, click Microsoft TCP/IP version 6, and then click OK.

  6. Click Close to save changes to your network connection.


  • To open Network Connections, click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Network Connections.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

See Also


IPv6 configuration items
IPv6 configuration methods
Remove IPv6
IPv6 utilities