Comparison of IPv6 support in routers

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This is a comparison of consumer and commercial network routers in regard to their support of the IPv6 protocol. Many popular routers (e.g., Cisco EAxxxx series) are not included here, so treat this list as a guide, but not a comprehensive compilation.

Comparison table[edit]

Manufacturer Model Native IPv6 support?
Notes Reference links
Allied Telesis AR415S Yes Supports static and dynamic IPv6 routing [1]
Allied Telesis AR550S / AR750S Yes Supports static and dynamic IPv6 routing [2]
Allied Telesis AR570S / AR770S Yes Supports static and dynamic IPv6 routing [3]
Apple AirPort Extreme (4th generation and newer) Yes Supports IPv6 over WAN or via a network tunnel, cannot route IPv6 directly over DSL.
Apple Time Capsule Yes Supports IPv6 over WAN or via a network tunnel, cannot route IPv6 directly over DSL.
Apple AirPort Express (2nd Generation) Yes Supports IPv6 over WAN or via a network tunnel, cannot route IPv6 directly over DSL.
AVM FRITZ!Box Yes most recent models (dsl, cable, lte) List
Billion BiPAC 7402XL Yes Supported as of firmware version 6.21. [4]
Billion BiPAC 7402X Yes Supported as of firmware version 6.21. [5]
Billion BiPAC 7402GXL Yes Supported as of firmware version 6.21. [6]
Billion BiPAC 7402GX Yes Supported as of firmware version 6.21. [7]
Billion BiPAC 7402NXL No [8]
Billion BiPAC 7402NX Yes Supported as of firmware version 6.21. [9]
Billion BiPAC 7402R2 No Firmware version 5.74 no support for IPv6. [10]
Billion BiPAC 7401VGP-R3 Yes The recommended VoIP modem from Internode. [11]
Billion BiPAC 7401VGP-X No [12]
Billion BiPAC 7404VGP-X Yes [13]
Billion BiPAC 7404VGO-M No Firmware version 5.74 no support for IPv6. [14]
Billion BiPAC 7404VGO-X Yes [15]
Billion BiPAC 7404VNP-X Yes [16]
Billion BiPAC 7404VNO-X Yes [17]
Billion BiPAC 7700N No [18]
Billion BiPAC 7800 Yes Supported as of firmware version 1.06e. [19]
Billion BiPAC 7800N Yes Supported as of firmware version 1.06d. [20]
Billion BiPAC 7800NL Yes [21]
Cisco RV220W Yes Configuration is tricky but it does work.
Cisco 830 Series Yes IPv6 supported by PLUS images of IOS release 12.3(4XG) forward. [22]
Cisco 1941 Yes IPv6 supported by IPBase images of IOS release 15.x forward. (IPBase IOS - IPv6 traffic unfirewalled, Security IOS - IPv6 traffic firewalled.)
CradlePoint MBR1400 Yes Supported starting with firmware 4.4.0 [23]
CradlePoint MBR1200B Yes Supported starting with firmware 4.4.0 [24]
CradlePoint MBR95 No Firmware Version 5.0.0 IPv6 is not yet supported. [25]
CradlePoint IBR600 Yes Supported starting with firmware 4.4.0 [26]
CradlePoint IBR650 Yes Supported starting with firmware 4.4.0 [27]
CradlePoint CBA750B Yes Supported starting with firmware 4.4.0 [28]
D-Link DIR-300 No [29]
D-Link DIR-601 Yes [30]
D-Link DIR-615 Yes IPv6 supported by hardware revisions C1 and E. Earlier revisions and revision D do not support IPv6. [31]
D-Link DIR-632 Yes [32]
D-Link DIR-635 No [33]
D-Link DIR-655 Yes IPv6 supported by hardware revision B. Earlier revisions do not support IPv6. [34]
D-Link DIR-685 No [35]
D-Link DIR-825 Yes IPv6 supported by hardware revision B. Earlier revisions do not support IPv6. IPV6 traffic unfirewalled. [36]
D-Link DIR-852 No [37]
D-Link DIR-865 No [38]
D-Link DHP-1320 Yes (DSL modem/router) [39]
DrayTek Vigor 2130 Series Yes Native dual-stack and broker (TSPC or AICCU) support [40]
DrayTek Vigor 2750 Series Yes Native dual-stack and broker (TSPC or AICCU) support [41]
DrayTek Vigor 2830 Series Yes Native dual-stack and broker (TSPC or AICCU) support [42]
DrayTek Vigor 2850 Series Yes Native dual-stack and broker (TSPC or AICCU) support [43]
DrayTek Vigor 2920 Series Yes Native dual-stack and broker (TSPC or AICCU) support [44] [45]
DrayTek Vigor 3900 Yes Dual-Stack and Broker support [46]
Draytek Vigor 2960 Yes Dual-Stack and Broker support [47]
FireBrick FB105 No [48]
FireBrick FB2500 Yes [49]
FireBrick FB2700 Yes [50]
FireBrick FB6000 series Yes [51]
Linksys E-series and EA-series Yes Some may need updated to latest firmware; level of IPv6 support varies [52]
Motorola SBG6580 Yes [53]
Netgear WNR3500L Yes IPv6 supported ([54] Firmware Version 1.2.2.30) [55]
Netgear WNDR3700/WNDR37AV Yes IPv6 supported ([56] Firmware Version 1.0.7.98), WNDR37AV is identical to a WNDR3700 [57]
Netgear WNDR4500 Yes IPv6 supported on all shipping firmwares.[1] [58]
Netgear D6300 IPv6 with software update 24  
TP-Link some models Yes most recent models, except mobile routers [59]
Trendnet TEW-652BRP No Supports IPv6 when flashed with D-Link DIR-615 rev. C1 firmware update.
Technicolor SA TG582n Yes [60]
Technicolor SA TG784n v3 Yes [61]
vantronix .vtFW-EM2 Yes dynamic address translation to extend proven dual stack functionality [62]
vantronix .vtFW-EM2p Yes dynamic address translation to extend proven dual stack functionality [63]
vantronix .vtFW-C1 Yes dynamic address translation to extend proven dual stack functionality [64]
vantronix .vtFW-C2 Yes dynamic address translation to extend proven dual stack functionality [65]
vantronix .vtFW-HA1 Yes dynamic address translation to extend proven dual stack functionality [66]
vantronix .vtFW-ZL1 and .vtFWZL2 Yes dynamic address translation to extend proven dual stack functionality [67]
vantronix .vtRT-ZL1 and .vtRT-ZL2 Yes dynamic address translation to extend proven dual stack functionality [68]
vodafone R215 Yes mobile router (like a MiFi device) [69]
Western Digital some models Yes most recent models [70]
YAMAHA RTX1200 Yes RTX1200 and all other Yamaha routers are enabled IPv6 function in their factory default settings. [71]
YAMAHA RTX810 Yes RTX1200 and all other Yamaha routers are enabled IPv6 function in their factory default settings. [72]
YAMAHA NVR500 Yes RTX1200 and all other Yamaha routers are enabled IPv6 function in their factory default settings. [73]
Zyxel ZyNOS and ZyNOS based ZyWALL routers and UTMs, USG1000/2000, P662HW-61, P874, P-870H V2, P-870HNU-51B, P-2812HNU-51C Yes List
ZTE MF93E Yes mobile router (like a MiFi device)

Third-party firmwares with IPv6 support[edit]

Name Notes Reference links
OpenWrt 8.09 supports v6 routing with Quagga. 10.03.1 supports v6 routing with Quagga & BIRD. [74] Full IPv6 support in Barrier Breaker[2]
DD-WRT [75]
Pfsense Version 2.1 or better [76]
Tomato Some mods support IPv6, others do not (yet) - see article Varies by mod

Consumer routers with 6to4 support[edit]

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