To set up an IPv6 Internet connection:
1. Launch a web browser from a computer or WiFi device that is connected to the network.
2. Enter http://www.routerlogin.net.
A login window opens.
3. Enter the router user name and password.
The user name is admin. The default password is password. The user name and password are
The BASIC Home page displays.
4. Select ADVANCED > Advanced Setup > IPv6.
The IPv6 page displays.
5. From the Internet Connection Type menu, select the IPv6 connection type:
•If you are not sure, select Auto Detect so that the router detects the IPv6 type that is in use.
•If your Internet connection does not use PPPoe or DHCP, or is not fixed, but is IPv6, select Auto
Your Internet service provider (ISP) can provide this information. For more information about IPv6
Internet connection, see the following sections:
•Use Auto Detect for an IPv6 Internet Connection on page 28
•Use Auto Config for an IPv6 Internet Connection on page 27
•Set Up an IPv6 6to4 Tunnel Internet Connection on page 29
•Set Up an IPv6 6rd Internet Connection on page 30
•Set Up an IPv6 Pass Through Internet Connection on page 31
•Set Up an IPv6 Fixed Internet Connection on page 32
•Set Up an IPv6 DHCP Internet Connection on page 33
•Set Up an IPv6 PPPoE Internet Connection on page 34
6. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved.
Requirements for Entering IPv6 Addresses
IPv6 addresses are denoted by eight groups of hexadecimal quartets that are separated by colons. You
can reduce any four-digit group of zeros within an IPv6 address to a single zero or omit it. The following
errors invalidate an IPv6 address:
•More than eight groups of hexadecimal quartets
•More than four hexadecimal characters in a quartet
•More than two colons in a row
Specify Your Internet Settings
Nighthawk X6S AC4000 Tri-Band WiFi Router