OpenVMS – IPv6

Memo about configure ipv6 on OpenVMS system as host mode:

First of all invoke the TCPIP$IP6_SETUP command procedure by entering the following command:

TARDIS::LEO$ @SYS$MANAGER:TCPIP$IP6_SETUP

Leaving default option to all question, in this mode the dcl create default configuration script.

Then edit the inet6 script:

TARDIS::LEO$ EDIT SYS$SYSTEM:TCPIP$INET6_CONFIG.DAT

After the “up” command

$ ifconfig "IE0" ipv6 up

Append the following line with ip and default gateway:

$ ifconfig "IE0" inet6 ip6prefix 2001:1418:0193:0001::40/64
$ route add -inet6 default 2001:1418:0193:0001::250 -"I" "IE0"

Save, exit and run the dcl:

TARDIS::LEO$ @SYS$SYSROOT:[SYSEXE]TCPIP$INET6_CONFIG.DAT

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