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Is IPv6 supported on ScreenOS in transparent mode?



Article ID: KB13443 KB Last Updated: 26 Feb 2009Version: 1.0

Is IPv6 supported on ScreenOS in transparent mode?


IPv6 was enabled on a firewall device running ScreenOS 6.1.0.  The following messages were reported in the 'debug flow basic' output:

Interface <ethernet2/1> IPv6 disabled, treat it as unknown traffic.
Interface <mgt> IPv6 disabled, drop IPv6 packet.


Upgrade to ScreenOS 6.2 for the following new feature:

Transparent Mode for IPv6—ScreenOS now supports IPv6 addressing and functionality on security devices in transparent mode. This feature adds support for three new kinds of VPNs: IPv4 over IPv6 IPsec, IPv6 over IPv4 IPsec and IPv6 over IPv6 IPsec. Device management is also permitted in IPv6 mode.

Also, refer to the Release Notes for ScreenOS 6.2:
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