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Microsoft DirectAccess Best Practices and Troubleshooting by Jordan Krause

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Clients with native IPv6

The past year of so has shown an increasing amount of DirectAccess client computers that are receiving a native IPv6 address for internet browsing, for one reason or another. What usually happens is that I receive a call about a particular client computer that isn't working at a customer, and I ask that they ship me some logfiles. In those logfiles, right away in the ipconfig, I can see that there is a native IPv6 address listed on one of the regular network adapters. Typically, these addresses start with 2600:, and they can show up on either a LAN adapter or wireless adapter, if this address came from a home router, for example. Otherwise they can also show up on the adapter installed from a cell phone card. I would say ...

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