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Updated:July 23, 2017
Static IPv6 Configuration on RV180 and RV180W
This article explains how to configure the IPv6 WAN(Internet) for use with permanent configuration (Static IPv6) on the RV Series Routers. Static IPv6 is used when an ISP (Internet Service Provider) provides a user with a permanent or static IP Address.
• RV180 • RV180W
Enable IPv6 on the RV180 and RV180W Routers
Step 1. Use the Router Configuration Utility to choose Networking > IPv6 > IP Mode. The IP Mode page opens:
Step 2. Click IPv4 and IPv6 Dual-Stack radio button. This enables the IPv6 mode on the router.
Step 3. Click Save.
Setup the IPv6 configuration on the RV180 and RV180W Routers
Step 1. Use the Router Configuration Utility to choose Networking > WAN > IPv6 WAN (Internet). The IPv6 WAN (Internet) page opens:
Step 2. Click Static IPv6 radio button. This enables the Static IPv6 mode on the router.
Step 3. In the IPv6 Address field, enter the static IPv6 address assigned by the ISP. This will identify the router to your ISP.
Step 4. In the IPv6 Prefix Length field, enter the desired prefix length. The users in an IPv6 network are identified by the initial common bits of their IP address called the prefix. The number of common initial bits in the network's addresses is set by the prefix.
Step 5. In the Default IPv6 Gateway field, enter the IPv6 address of the ISP gateway.
Step 6. In the Primary DNS Server field, enter the IP address of the primary DNS server.
Step 7. (Optional) In the Secondary DNS Server field, enter the IP address of the secondary DNS server.