Configure IPv6 with manual addresses

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To configure IPv6 with manual addresses

  1. Open Command Prompt.

  2. At the command prompt, type netsh, and then press ENTER.

  3. Type interface ipv6, and then press ENTER.

  4. Type add address [interface=]String [address=]IPv6Address


  • [ interface=] String
    Specifies the name for the interface.
  • [ address=] IPv6Address
    Specifies the IPv6 address.


  • To open a command prompt, click Start, point to All programs, point to Accessories, and then click Command prompt.

  • Additional parameters are available for this command. For more information, see Related Topics.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

See Also


IPv6 configuration items
IPv6 configuration methods
IPv6 utilities
Netsh commands for Interface IPv6