Setting IPv6 Addresses

In an IPv6 environment, you can set the following IPv6 addresses and use them at the same time.
Link-Local Address
An address that can only be used within the same link. It cannot be used to communicate with devices beyond a router.
A link-local address is automatically set when usage of IPv6 addresses is enabled.
Stateless Address
An address that is generated automatically using the network prefix provided by the router and the MAC address of the machine.
This address is discarded when the machine is restarted or turned ON.
Manual Address
An address that is entered manually by specifying the IP address, prefix length, and default router address.
Stateful Address
An address obtained from a DHCP server using DHCPv6.
This section describes how to configure the settings using Remote UI from a computer.
On the operation panel, select [Menu] in the [Home] screen, and then select [Preferences] to configure the settings. You cannot use the operation panel to configure some of the settings. [IPv6 Settings]
Administrator privileges are required. The machine must be restarted to apply the settings.
Required Preparations
Set an IPv4 address to the machine. Setting IPv4 Addresses
In an IPv6 environment, you cannot use the function for scanning originals and saving the data to a computer.
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Log in to Remote UI in System Manager Mode. Starting Remote UI
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On the Portal page of Remote UI, click [Settings/Registration]. Portal Page of Remote UI
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Click [Network Settings] [IPv6 Settings] [Edit].
The [Edit IPv6 Settings] screen is displayed.
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In [IP Address Settings], select the [Use IPv6] checkbox.
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Set the IPv6 address to use.
When Using a Stateless Address
Select the [Use Stateless Address] checkbox.
When Using a Manual Address
Select the [Use Manual Address] checkbox, and enter the IP address, prefix length, and default router address.
* You cannot enter a multicast address (address starting with "ff").
When Using a Stateful Address
Select the [Use DHCPv6] checkbox.
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Click [OK].
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Restart the machine. Restarting the Machine
The settings are applied.
Perform a connection test to check whether the IPv6 address is correctly configured. Checking the Network Status and Settings
If the IP Address Is Changed after Installing the Printer Driver
You must add a new port. Adding a Port
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