Issues After Disabling IPv6 on Your NIC on SBS 2008

http://blogs.technet.com/sbs/archive/2008/10/24/issues-after-disabling-ipv6-on-your-nic-on-sbs-2008.aspx
Issues After Disabling IPv6 on Your NIC on SBS 2008

If you uncheck the IPv6 protocol from your network interface card on your Windows SBS 2008 server you may see the following issues after a reboot:

  • Microsoft Exchange services fail to start
  • Server hangs at “Applying Computer Settings…”  (can eventually logon after 30 – 60 minutes)
  • Network icons show as offline
  • Some or all of the following events

 

3 Thoughts on “Issues After Disabling IPv6 on Your NIC on SBS 2008

  1. Axel Larson on October 26, 2008 at 11:45 pm said:

    C’mon, drop the other shoe (“Some or all of the following events”)!

  2. bradley on October 26, 2008 at 11:49 pm said:

    You blow up Cleveland.

  3. So I understand this to be saying that we SHOULDN’T disable the IPv6 protocol from our NIC. Is there a fix for this besides replacing it?

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