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Unable to obtain IPv6 addresses

Overview

This article provides information and steps to resolve the issue when IPV6 addresses are not obtained. 

Only IPv4 addresses are when the Link Local IPv6 addressing is enabled for NPM installations on Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Environment

NPM versions 10.2 and later

Resolution

Use static DNS resolution via the hosts file. The default location of the host file is  C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\

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