IPv6 Support in Deep Discovery Email Inspector

This appendix is required reading for users who plan to deploy Deep Discovery Email Inspector in an environment that supports IPv6 addressing. This appendix contains information on the extent of IPv6 support in Deep Discovery Email Inspector.

Deep Discovery Email Inspector assumes that the reader is familiar with IPv6 concepts and the tasks involved in setting up a network that supports IPv6 addressing.

IPv6 support for Deep Discovery Email Inspector started in version 2.1. Earlier Deep Discovery Email Inspector versions do not support IPv6 addressing. IPv6 support is automatically enabled after installing or upgrading Deep Discovery Email Inspector.

The following Deep Discovery Email Inspector features support IPv6:

  • Email message processing (receiving and delivering)

  • Management console and CLI access

  • Notification SMTP

  • SPAN/TAP mode

  • Syslog server

  • Sender filtering settings (Approved Senders, Email Reputation, DHA Protection, Bounce Attack Protection, SMTP Traffic Throttling)

  • Sender authentication settings (SPF only)

  • Edge relay MTA servers