AE - can't connect SAP system via IPv6

Document ID : KB000106253
Last Modified Date : 16/07/2018
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Issue:
Cannot create connection from SAP agent (IPv6) to SAP router (IPv6) with the below error:
 
0180710/163117.642 - U02004172 Error while calling function module 'RFC_SYSTEM_INFO'. 
20180710/163117.642 - Initialization of repository destination I03_E001UC4 7e2d643b492f4c7d failed: Connect to SAP gateway failed 
20180710/163117.642 - Connection parameters: TYPE=A DEST=I03_E001UC4 7e2d643b492f4c7d ASHOST=10.50.229.30 SYSNR=30 SAPROUTER=/H/2a00:da9:3:24b5:311:0:696:21/S/3296/H/ PCS=1 
20180710/163117.642 - 
20180710/163117.642 - LOCATION CPIC (TCP/IP) on local host with Unicode 
20180710/163117.642 - ERROR internal error 
20180710/163117.642 - (this retcode should be handled by caller of NI-layer) 
20180710/163117.642 - TIME Tue Jul 10 16:31:17 2018 
20180710/163117.642 - RELEASE 721 
20180710/163117.642 - COMPONENT NI (network interface) 
20180710/163117.642 - VERSION 40 
20180710/163117.642 - RC -8 
20180710/163117.642 - MODULE nixxhs.cpp 
20180710/163117.642 - LINE 537 
20180710/163117.642 - DETAIL NiIGetNodeAddr: invalid address passed 
20180710/163117.642 - (2a00:da9:3:24b5:311:0:696:21) IPv6 not active 
20180710/163117.642 - COUNTER 42

 
Cause:
SAP error message:
20180710/163117.642 - DETAIL NiIGetNodeAddr: invalid address passed 
20180710/163117.642 - (2a00:da9:3:24b5:311:0:696:21) IPv6 not active

 
Resolution:
Set an OS environment variable called SAP_IPv6_ACTIVE = 1.
Windows OS Example:
Additional Information:

IPv6 Support in SAP NetWeaver

https://help.sap.com/saphelp_nwpi711/helpdata/en/46/d280d334381d21e10000000a1553f6/frameset.htm