How to Disable the IPv6 Network Protocol

The following steps describe how to disable the IPv6 network protocol on Windows.

You may need to temporarily disable IPv6 in a multi-server environment of Ephesoft Transact if any of the following fails:

  • Heartbeat monitoring
  • Failover (nodes picking up batches)
  • Licensing


Perform the following steps to disable the IPv6 network protocol on this server. This control is available in the Windows network settings.

  1. Go to Control Panel > Network and Internet > Ethernet.
  2. From the Ethernet screen, click Change adapter options. A new screen displays one or more networks.

Figure 1. Network Connections Example

  1. Right-click the network on which to disable the IPv6 and click Properties from the pop-up menu.

Figure 2. Click Properties to Change IPv6 Settings

The Ethernet Properties screen displays.

Figure 3. Ethernet Properties Settings

  1. Clear the Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) check box.

Figure 4. Disable the Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) Setting

  1. Click OK to save changes. The system returns you to the Ethernet page.
  2. Close the Windows Control Panel.