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How do I disable or enable the IPv6 protocol in Red Hat Enterprise Linux?

Updated 2014-03-28T09:05:00+00:00

Issue

  • How do I disable or enable the IPv6 protocol in Red Hat Enterprise Linux?
  • When I attempt to disable IPv6 in RHEL5, IPv4 does not connect. Had to re-enable IPv6 via console commands to connect to network.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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