Thank you for spending time with me on the webcast to get an overview of IPv6 and how Windows Vista leverages the technology! A thank you goes to John Baker for helping out with the Q/A. Here are some resources to you:
Wiki on IPv6: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPv6
Watch a replay of the webcast here: Why Deploy Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)?
Without any more delay here are the questions. Please comment or email if you need more information.
Question: How do you change the "keep alive interval" larger in FTP virtual server (KB)?Answer: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.net.ftpwebrequest.keepalive.aspx
Question: Will IPv6 be natively supported in a standard NIC adapter? (Given there are supported routers and, switches available)Answer: Check this link for info on IPv6 supporthttp://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms738570.aspx
Question: In IPv4 and IPv6 mixed environments is the protocol being used determined by the application programming or the operating system?Answer: Determined by the application
Question: Will installing IPv6 on windows Server 2003 break anything?Answer: No, because the IP Protocol that is used is determined by the application. To install the IPv6 protocol for Windows Server 2003, perform the following:
Alternately, from the Windows Server 2003 desktop, click Start, point to Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Command Prompt. At the command prompt, type netsh interface ipv6 install. To use Remote Procedure Call (RPC) applications over IPv6, you must first restart the computer.
Question: Does IPv6 support Domain Name System (DNS)?Answer: Yes. The IPv6 protocol for Windows supports DNS in the following ways:
Question: Is it possible to configure a manual tunnel using the netsh command ?Answer: Yes, take a look at the Windows Vista help for more information. The Windows Vista netsh command works almost identical to its predecessors.