How to configure IPV6 for RedHat 7


  1. Create a connection to work with eth1:

#nmcli con add con-name eth1 type Ethernet ifname eth1


  1. Check to see the created connection:

#nmcli con show


  1. Assign the connection an IPv6 address:

#nmcli con mod eth1 ipv6.addresses fddb:fe2a:ab1e::c0a8:64/64


  1. Make sure the interface is up:

#ifup eth1


  1. Test Pingability:

#ping6 –I eth1 fddb:fe2a:ab1e::c0a8:64/64

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