IPv6 Protocol (Windows)

Module: Network Integrity

Supported Platforms: Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

This check allows you to specify whether IPv6 protocol is required or forbidden on the host. If the "IPv6" key is disabled and IPv6 is installed, the host is out of compliance with the policy. If the "IPv6" key is enabled and IPv6 is not installed, the host is out of compliance.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for IPv6 Protocol

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information

String ID: ESM_IPV6_VIOLATION

Category: Change Notification

  • Windows 2003 (206364)

  • Windows 2008 (249364)

  • Windows Vista (229363)

  • Windows XP (201363)

Title: IPv6 protocol policy violation

Description:The state of the IPv6 protocol does not comply with the policy for this host. See the information field for instructions.

Severity: yellow-3

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [%s]

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