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Sitting pretty in IPv4 land? Look, you're gonna have to talk to IPv6 at some stage

J. Cook Silver badge
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Some Anonymous Coward said:

SBS 2011 switch off IPv6 and the following happens

•Microsoft Exchange services fail to start

•Server hangs at “Applying Computer Settings…” (can eventually logon after 30 – 60 minutes)

•Network icons show as offline

SBS 2011 uses IPv6 for internal communications

I can attest that Exchange running on a full server 2012 R2 install breaks horribly if you shut the IPv6 stack off. (and I do mean horribly. Plus, MS Support won't touch it until you turn it back on.)

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