How do I disable IPv6 for Windows Standalone DNS?


Securly currently does not support IPv6 and it is therefore recommended that you disable it for your Windows Server DNS. To learn what it means as a Securly user, click here

To disable IPv6:

  1. Right-click “Start” and select “Run” and type in “control”. ipv6windowstandalone_stp1.jpg
  2. Open the control panel item ‘Network and Sharing Center’.  ipv6windowstandalone_stp2.jpg
  3. Click “Change adapter settings” ipv6windowstandalone_stp3.jpg
  4. Double click on the network connections and go to “Properties.”
  5. Uncheck the “Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)” field. ipv6windowstandalone_stp4.jpg
  6. Click “Ok” to complete the process. 


Note that you would need to repeat this step for all network adapters on the machine. 

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