FIX: IPv6 Technology Preview Refresh

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Symptoms

To provide Winsock developers with an Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) Technology Preview refresh, a hotfix for Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1 (SP1) has been developed.

Resolution

Microsoft has created a hotfix that contains the files necessary to enable the following IPv6 functionality on Windows 2000 SP1:

  • IPv6 connectivity for supported scenarios described in the IPv6 Technology Preview documentation.

  • Configuration, test and diagnostic utilities.

  • Web browsing support for Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0x.

  • FTP client support.

  • Telnet client and server support.
For instructions about installing the IPv6 Technology Preview for Windows 2000, please refer to the following Web address:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=27b1e6a6-bbdd-43c9-af57-dae19795a088&DisplayLang=en

Status

The IPv6 Technology Preview is intended for development environments only; production environments should not apply this hotfix.

More information

This hotfix replaces the following system files:

  • Wininet.dll

  • Telnet.exe

  • Tlntsvr.exe

  • Ftp.exe
The following additional files are placed in system directories to enable IPv6 protocol support:

  • Tcpip6.sys

  • 6to4cfg.exe

  • Ipsec6.exe

  • Ipv6.exe

  • Ping6.exe

  • Ttcp.exe

  • Wship6.dll

  • Netipv6.inf

Properties

Article ID: 273826 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 4.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
Keywords: 
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