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My wife works from home and there is a rule that IPV6 has to be disabled

JimB-R6400
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My wife works from home and there is a rule that IPV6 has to be disabled

My wife works from home and there is a rule that IPV6 has to be disabled on our model in order for her to continue to work from home.   I thought I had disabled it one time but now I can't seem to get back to it and now is disabled in the list.

I  have the R6400 and my IPV6 is disabled in the list.  How do I turn it on or off now that it is disabled?

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FURRYe38
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Re: My wife works from home and there is a rule that IPV6 has to be disabled

The operation mode you have your router in, IPv6 is already disabled as AP mode doesn't support that feature running in AP Mode:

https://kb.netgear.com/26765/Disabled-Features-on-the-Router-when-set-to-AP-Mode

 

Consult the Mfr if your host router that the R6400 that it's connected too, if needed, to disable any IPv6 features there for that branded router. 

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Re: My wife works from home and there is a rule that IPV6 has to be disabled


@JimB-R6400 wrote:

My wife works from home and there is a rule that IPV6 has to be disabled on our model in order for her to continue to work from home.   I thought I had disabled it one time but now I can't seem to get back to it and now is disabled in the list.

You are looking in the wrong place. As @FURRYe38 says, that setting is disabled in AP mode.

 

Many of the settings for any device in AP mode are fixed on the router that connects the R6700 to the Internet. So dig out the manual for that router and look for the IPv6 settings.

 

If the router is also a Netgear model, the router's setting may be in the same place as you are looking but it won't be disabled.

 

 

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vices07
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Re: My wife works from home and there is a rule that IPV6 has to be disabled

If your wife works from home and there's a rule to disable IPv6, it's important to ensure that her work setup complies with the organization's policies and security protocols. Disabling IPv6 may be necessary for compatibility or security reasons dictated by her employer's IT department or network infrastructure. To disable IPv6, you can typically do so through the network adapter settings on her computer or router. However, make sure to consider potential impacts on network functionality and consult with her employer's IT support if needed to ensure a smooth transition while maintaining security and compliance.

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