Solved

Service crashing due to ipv6 connections

Posted on 2011-03-19
2
430 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
Hi
I have a application installed on a windows 2008 server, the service it runs uses 100% processor and crashes every 10 mins, a restart fixes it for another 10 mins.
I have run process explorer and can see TCPV6 connections to the service these appear to build up then crash the service, they all seem to be from the local machine.
IPV6 is unticked in the network card setttings,
This application is a mainstram one and works fine on other system with the same operatiing system.
0
Comment
Question by:sykotex
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:MarkieS
ID: 35173339
http://test-ipv6.com/    - tests your IPv6 connection.  It will tell you if your server is/isnot running IPv6

But from what you have said you are only running IP4.

This all runs fine on other Server 2008 machines.  Do your other machines run IPv6?

If the other machines are running IP4 only then it's a setting on your server.

Hitting hit with a sledgemanner for simplicity - Can you remove and reinstall the NIC?
0
 
LVL 32

Accepted Solution

by:
harbor235 earned 500 total points
ID: 35175220


Some OSs turn on IPv6 services by default, however, most of the services should only be link local services on services local to the interface or subnet. Your box cannot route IPv6 off the local subnet unless it speaks to a IPv6 enabled router or someone manually configures it.

Any address that starts with FE80: is the link local address and is unable to route,

harbor235 ;}
0

Featured Post

Does Powershell have you tied up in knots?

Managing Active Directory does not always have to be complicated.  If you are spending more time trying instead of doing, then it's time to look at something else. For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Domain trust created by PDC name 6 54
Blocking access to Windows 10 Store on Windows 10 Pro. 5 52
BgInfo help 5 61
Tips on reducing the size of AD (DIT) database 5 34
To effectively work with Diskpart on a Server Core, it is necessary to write some small batch script's, because you can't execute diskpart in a remote powershell session. To get startet, place the Diskpart batch script's into a share on your loca…
This article explains how to install and use the NTBackup utility that comes with Windows Server.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to enable the VMware\Hyper-V licensed feature of Backup Exec 2012. In addition, how to add a VMware server and configure a backup job. The first step is to acquire the necessary licen…
To efficiently enable the rotation of USB drives for backups, storage pools need to be created. This way no matter which USB drive is installed, the backups will successfully write without any administrative intervention. Multiple USB devices need t…

756 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question