RedHat/Centos Disable IPv6 Networking


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RedHat/Centos Disable IPv6 Networking

Guide on how to disable ipv6 for Centos and RedHat



1) Edit /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 and change:

NETWORKING_IPV6=yes to NETWORKING_IPV6=no


2) Edit /etc/modprobe.conf and add these lines:

Code:
alias net-pf-10 off
alias ipv6 off

3) Stop the ipv6tables service:

service ip6tables stop

4) Disable the ipv6tables service:

chkconfig ip6tables off

Finally, reboot of your system.
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