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MC409856: IPv6 by default for SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online will begin enabling IPv6 by default for all SharePoint tenant URLs endpoints. The scope of this change includes all URLs under *.sharepoint.com including <tenant>.sharepoint.com and <tenant>-my.sharepoint.com.

MC409856: IPv6 by default for SharePoint Online

When this will happen

Beginning mid-August and completing by the end of December.

How this affects your organization

When the change is complete SharePoint will begin advertising both AAAA and A DNS records allowing clients to connect either via IPv4 or IPv6. This dual-stack configuration is expected to be transparent with many Office 365 products already configured as such.

What you can do to prepare

This is for your information.

For additional information please visit IPv6 support in Microsoft 365 service.

Message ID: MC409856
Published: 05 August 2022
Updated: 05 August 2022
Platform: Online, World tenant

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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