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How to Use IPv6 Addressing with WebLogic Server (WLS) (Doc ID 1249194.1)

Last updated on JUNE 12, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 1-Apr-2015***

Purpose

More and more organizations are moving from IPv4 IP addresses to IPv6 addresses. Here are some questions and answers about using IPv6 addresses with WebLogic Server (WLS).

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 What is IPv6 addressing?
 How can IPv6 addresses be used in WebLogic Server (WLS)?
 Can DNS names be used with IPv6 addressing?
 Is IPv6 addressing supported by the BEA Type 4 driver for the Oracle DB?
 Can we use IPv6 addresses for managed servers in the WLS domain?
 Can the WebLogic web server plug-ins support IPv6 addressing?
 Can WebLogic support both IPv4 and IPv6 at the same time? If so, how do you configure that?
 What does an IPv6 failure look like? How can it be resolved?

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