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Internet Information Services (IIS) 6 Resource Kit by The Microsoft IIS Team

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How IIS 6.0 Supports IPv6

Except for the differences in functionality outlined in this section, IIS 6.0 provides the same Web services to clients that connect by using IPv6 as it does for clients that connect by using IPv4.

Differences in IIS Functionality Between IPv4 and IPv6

IIS 6.0 provides the same core functionality for users of IPv6 as it does for users of IPv4. However, only a subset of IIS 6.0 functionality is available for users of IPv6. The following are the most significant differences:

  • The IIS Manager user interface does not support IPv6 addresses. IIS Manager does not display IPv6 addresses as it does IPv4 addresses; that is, the IIS user interface does not provide a way to work with or manipulate IPv6 addresses. However, manipulating ...

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