Unable to Add Basic IPv6 to Network Interface

aayush 0 Reputation points
2023-12-25T21:08:09.3833333+00:00

Hello,

I am trying to make a VM which can receive ICMPv6 messages. Standard SKU does not work because it requires a Network Security Group to accept incoming connections, and NSG does not support ICMPv6. The only other option is to use a Basic SKU Public IP, but when attempting to associate it with the Network Interface I get the error

Failed to update network interface [...]. Error: Cannot specify basic sku PublicIp [...] for an IPv6 network interface ipConfiguration [...].

The only other Public IP associated with this Network Interface is a Basic SKU IPv4 Public IP. How should I add the Public IPv6 so my VM can respond to public ICMPv6 pings?

Thanks in advance.

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  1. v-vvellanki-MSFT 3,340 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2023-12-27T10:00:38.37+00:00

    Hi @aayush,
    Welcome to the Microsoft Q&A Platform. Thank you for reaching out & I hope you are doing well.
    I understand that you are trying to attach an IPv6 Public IP of basic SKU to an Azure VM's Nic.

    There are two things to notice here,

    1. The co-existence of Basic and Standard SKU Azure resources is not supported with one or two exceptions.
    2. Secondly, you will not be able to assign a basic SKU IPv6 to a Network Interface.

    I hope this helps.
    Please let us know if you have any follow-up questions on this.