For monitoring points that support it, you can enable or disable IPv6.

Enable IPv6 on a monitoring point

Admin API

  1. Complete monitoring point setup.
  2. Access the Admin API.
  3. Navigate to Appliance > PUT /appliance/.
  4. In the Parameters section, in the IPv6 field, select enable.
  5. Click Submit.
    • The Response Code section should show “200”.
  6. Restart the monitoring point.
    • IPv6 is enabled on the monitoring point.

curl

  1. Complete monitoring point setup setup.
  2. Discover your monitoring point hostname at > Manage Monitoring Points.
  3. Enable IPv6.

    curl -k -X PUT --header "Content-Type: application/json" -d '{}' https://admin:<password>@<hostname>/api/v1/appliance/?ipv6=enable"
    
  4. Restart networking.

    curl -k -X PUT --header "Content-Type: application/json" -d {} https://admin:<password>@<hostname>/api/v1/service/networking/?action=restart
    

USB

  1. Download the IPv6 config file.
  2. Edit the downloaded config file for your needs.
    • Uncomment sections to be used (if required).
    • Replace content in arrow brackets (no arrow brackets should remain).
  3. Copy the file onto a USB stick.
  4. Make sure the monitoring point is ready.
  5. Insert the USB stick into the monitoring point.
    • The monitoring point reads the configuration from the USB stick and indicates that it is doing so.
  6. Wait until the monitoring point is finished.
  7. Remove the USB stick.
    • The monitoring point configuration is updated.
    • Any problems updating the configuration are logged in the usb.log file on the USB stick.
  8. Verify that the interface acquired an IP address.
    1. In APM, navigate to > Manage Monitoring Points.
    2. Select the monitoring point you are interested in.
    3. On the right side panel, check Local Network Interfaces for an IP address on the interface.

Disable IPv6 on a monitoring point

Admin API

  1. Access the Admin API.
  2. Navigate to Appliance > PUT /appliance/.
  3. In the Parameters section, in the IPv6 field, select disable.
  4. Click Submit.
    • The Response Code section should show “200”.
  5. Restart the monitoring point.
    • IPv6 is disabled on the monitoring point.

curl

  1. Discover your monitoring point hostname at > Manage Monitoring Points.
  2. Disable IPv6.

    curl -k -X PUT --header "Content-Type: application/json" -d '{}' https://admin:<password>@<hostname>/api/v1/appliance/?ipv6=disable"
    
  3. Restart networking.

    curl -k -X PUT --header "Content-Type: application/json" -d {} https://admin:<password>@<hostname>/api/v1/service/networking/?action=restart
    

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