How to Enable and Disable IPv6 Firewalling

How to Enable and Disable IPv6 Firewalling

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Created On 09/25/18 17:59 PM - Last Modified 05/06/19 06:52 AM


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How to Enable and Disable IPv6 Firewalling

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The IPv6 firewalling can be enabled or disabled through the WebUI or the CLI. This feature is enabled by default.

 

WebUI

The IPv6 firewalling can be enabled/disabled under Device > Setup > Session:

 

PAN-OS 7.0:

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PAN-OS 8 and up

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CLI

> configure

# set deviceconfig setting session ipv6-firewalling [yes|no]

# commit

 

Interface configuration example:

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To enable or disable IPv6 on an interface via CLI:

# set network interface ethernet ethernet1/3 layer3 ipv6 enabled [yes|no]

# commit

 



Additional Information
Commit will Fail with Error  'IPv6 addresses are not allowed because IPv6-firewalling is disabled' if this option is Disabled and an IPv6 Address is used in policies like mentioned below:

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