Set up a local IPv6 Wi-Fi network using your Mac

To set up a local IPv6 Wi-Fi network using your Mac

  1. Make sure your Mac is connected to the Internet, but not through Wi-Fi.
  2. Launch System Preferences from your Dock, LaunchPad, or the Apple menu.
  3. Press the Option key and click Sharing. Don’t release the Option key yet.Figure 10–7 Opening Sharing preferences
  4. Select Internet Sharing in the list of sharing services.Figure 10–8 Configuring Internet sharing
  5. Release the Option key.
  6. Select the Create NAT64 Network checkbox.Figure 10–9 Enabling a local IPv6 NAT64 network
  7. Choose the network interface that provides your Internet connection, such as Thunderbolt Ethernet.Figure 10–10 Choosing a network interface to share
  8. Select the Wi-Fi checkbox.Figure 10–11 Enabling sharing over Wi-Fi
  9. Click Wi-Fi Options, and configure the network name and security options for your network.Figure 10–12 Accessing Wi-Fi network optionsFigure 10–13 Setting up local Wi-Fi network options
  10. Select the Internet Sharing checkbox to enable your local network.Figure 10–14 Enabling Internet sharing
  11. When prompted to confirm you want to begin sharing, click Start.Figure 10–15 Starting Internet sharing

Once sharing is active, you should see a green status light and a label that says Internet Sharing: On. In the Wi-Fi menu, you will also see a small, faint arrow pointing up, indicating that Internet Sharing is enabled. You now have an IPv6 NAT64 network and can connect to it from other devices in order to test your app.

Remember If you don’t see “Create NAT64 Network” checkbox. Please do step 3. This is very important step :).

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