How To: Disable IPV6 on SLES9

  • 10098152
  • NOVL102603
  • 29-Jun-2005
  • 07-Oct-2005

Goal

How To: Disable IPV6 on SLES9

Fact

SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9

Fix

The following steps should be followed to disable IPV6 on SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9:

1- Modify /etc/modprobe.conf.local by adding the following:

#
# please add local extensions to this file
#
install ipv6 /bin/true

2- reboot

*** In some circumstances, it is also necessary to modify the /etc/modprobe.conf and change the following:

alias net-pf-10           ipv6

to

alias net-pf-10           off