UseIPv6 determines if component will accept IPv6 addresses when
trying to connect to remote server. It will accept both numeric
values, such as
but also fully qualified hostnames that resolve to such IPv6
addresses, such as
When you supply Hostname, component will first try to determine if
IPv4 was entered, and then if it fails IPv6.
In order to use IPv6, your version of Windows needs to support it.
To install it on Windows XP, right-click on your 'network connection
interface' icon, select 'Properties', and then check if
- Microsoft TCP/IP version 6
is listed. If not, click on 'Install' button, choose 'Protocol' and
then locate above from the list. If IPv6 stack is not installed on
the computer, this property is ignored.
Here's screenshot of where to find it: