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    Ipv6

    Anyone know how to disable IPV6 on OSX?

    I think one of the last things they did before my Mac became obsolete was to do something to make it send out loads of IPV6 calls and this is causing significant problems with my amazing router which frankly doesn't know what to do with them. I've restricted a Windows 10 laptop that was struggling to connect to this router to only using IPV4 and it now works just fine. I can't find an option to completely disable it on the Mac.

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    Re: Ipv6

    http://osxdaily.com/2014/04/18/disable-ipv6-mac-os-x/

    Not sure why your router should misbehave with receiving IPv6 packets, though. It should just be rejecting them if it can't route them.
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    Re: Ipv6

    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    http://osxdaily.com/2014/04/18/disable-ipv6-mac-os-x/

    Not sure why your router should misbehave with receiving IPv6 packets, though. It should just be rejecting them if it can't route them.
    Oooh, cheers.

    My router is a....
    ...it's a thing.

    The router seems to just not respond to IPV6 which means the laptops just seem to wait.... and wait.... until everything is killed by repeated timeouts. Well, that's what seems to be happening on Wireshark.

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    Re: Ipv6

    Well, it looks to have fixed it. Connecting first time and instantly now. I'm sure it's not a problem with the Mac, I think they just enabled some IPv6 stuff in the latest update and my router soiled its nappy.

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    Re: Ipv6

    At least you have a workaround. Good luck!
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    Re: Ipv6

    Indeed, cheers!

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