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Will droplets created from custom images support IPv6 in the future?

Posted October 10, 2018 1.4k views
IPv6

I’m hoping to be able to use custom images with IPv6 at some point. So wondering if it is planned, or in the works.

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Any idea what the reason for the limitation is? Maybe the prefix is based on a unique guest OS specific value or something, which is not easily adapted to cloud-init?

I have no idea why it’s not allowed, but I do know that I have a very pivotal custom image DO server that as time goes on becomes more and more needy of being IPV6 capable. I sure hope someone will update us on future plans or if we need to starting thinking about migrating these to AWS?

Hey @aboron and everyone else in the comments :) I know this is an old question but I came across it and wanted to provide some context.

Custom image Droplets use DHCP for IP address assignment (versus “manually” assigned IP addresses for traditional Droplet types), and our internal DHCP service only supports IPv4 at the moment. We are working on adding support for IPv6, but we don’t have a solid timeline yet.