How to assign IPv6 address ?

I have two personal laptop, one is having MAC and another OpenSolaris.
How can I assign IPv6 address to both and start communicating between them using a straight through cable.
I just want to play with it to get a feel. Thanks!
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Ahmed Ezzat AbuRayaConnect With a Mentor Network Developer EngineerCommented:
In Mac OS:

[SystemPreferences -> Network->Advanced
Under Configure IPv6, select Manually and input your static ipv6 addres]

In OpenSolaris I'm not quiet sure.. But here's the help from their website ( and this too (

And here you can find information about IPv6: (

one more thing.. for connecting two computers directly (without using a switch in between them) you need a cross over cable.. not a straight through one.

Hope this helps.. :)

beer9Author Commented:
Thank you! :-)
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