Select the product you need help with
- Internet Explorer
- Windows Phone
- More products
Windows Server 2003 6to4 Router Service Quits When You Advertise a 2002 Address on the Public Interface
Article ID: 329984 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q329984
When you publish a route to an interface on a Windows Server 2003-based computer that is configured as an IPv6 6to4 router, the 6to4 router service quits unexpectedly.
This issue occurs because the network stack disables the 6to4 interface when you add a 2002 address to the public interface.
By default, the 6to4 interface is disabled when you have a global address. When the 2002 address is added to the public interface, the stack recognizes this as a global address and therefore disables the 6to4 interface.
To work around this issue, manually set the 6to4 state to enabled. To do this:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
For additional information about how to manually configure IPv6, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 329984 - Last Review: December 3, 2007 - Revision: 6.6