ip6_setup - IPv6 configuration program
The ip6_setup utility allows you to configure the IPv6 networking software
on your system.
To run ip6_setup, enter the following command and then answer the ques-
You must know your Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) address. If your net-
work uses subnet routing, you must know the subnet mask for your network.
The network manager should be able to provide you with the information that
After the ip6_setup command completes, the network services on the system
can be restarted manually with the following command:
# /usr/sbin/rcinet restart
Before you restart the network services with the preceding command, warn
the users that the network services on the system are being removed. File
systems that were not mounted using the /etc/fstab file or the automount
command must be unmounted with the umount command. You must remount these
file systems using the mount command after the network is started on your
Alternatively, you can reboot the system with the following command:
# /usr/sbin/shutdown -r now
Specifies the IPv6 and IPv4 host name file.
Specifies the environment variables that define the network configura-
tion on your system.
Specifies Internet routing information.
Commands: mount(8), rcinet(8)
Files: ipnodes(4), routes(4).
Network Administration: Connections