WIndows Updates Fail Via IPv6
dcorbe at hammerfiber.com
Sun Nov 11 11:41:47 UTC 2018
at 4:29 AM, Mark Tinka <mark.tinka at seacom.mu> wrote:
> Hi all.
> Anyone ever figured out why Windows updates fail when the computer has an
> IPv6 connection?
> Google has tickets and tickets of this to and outside of Microsoft since
> 2013, with no real solution or answer as to what the problem actually is.
> In essence, many of the solutions out there point toward making sure the
> updates do not occur over IPv6, which, in effect, is the same as
> disabling it.
> I have a family PC at home running Windows 10 Pro, and noticed updates
> would fail in recent months. It took me a moment to realize that this
> started happening only after I enabled IPv6 in the TCP/IP stack.
> Disabling it immediately solves the issue.
> Quite odd that this is happening in 2018...
I’ve had IPv6 enabled for a while and I don’t have the same issue. We also
peer directly with Microsoft. Are you sure it’s an IPv6 issue and not a
general reachability issue?
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