Disabling IPv6 on *one* network interface in Debian

Martin Millnert martin at millnert.se
Fri Feb 4 03:50:42 CET 2011

Hi Frank,

On Thu, 2011-02-03 at 20:41 -0600, Frank Bulk wrote:
> Due to our network setup I have asymmetric traffic occurring (post-IPv4 NAT
> result) that can be resolved by disabling IPv6 on one of the server's VLANs.
> I removed the IPv6 addresses manually using "ip -6 addr del <IPv address>
> dev eth0.<VLAN number>" but that will only last until the next reboot.
> Any ideas on how to disable IPv6 on *one* network interface in Debian?  My
> google fu has failed me.
> Frank


1. Explicitly load IPv6 module
2. Disable autoconf/accept_ra on the interface you want


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