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9200 unable so Smart License due IPv6 name resolution??

Hello everyone,


I'm having an issue with the Smart License registration on a 9200 Stack running Version 16.09.04. Altough in both the Core Switch (an old 4500) and the access switch I'm trying to register (9200) I have configured the same name servers, on the 9200 it's resolving the IPv6 address for Cisco, and thus, is unable to ping to it.


Below you can see how the core switch (rigth side) resolves IPv4 addresses, but the 9200 is resolving Cisco or Facebook with IPv6. I can ping all the IPv4 addresses from the 9200, but I'm unable to ping to the names if they are resolved with IPv6

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I've disabled "ipv6 unicast-routing" and also entered "ip host" on the 9200 but still no luck.


Any ideas would be welcomed


Thanks in advance




Hi  soportefibratel,


Did you manage to find a solution for this or did TAC answered you?


It seems that I have the same issue with more Catalyst 9200 switches that have smart license, they are not communicating with 


When I ping the hostname it resolves it to IPv4 address, but when I telnet it on 443 it resolves it with IPv6 and then get an error.


Sending 5, 100-byte ICMP Echos to, timeout is 2 seconds:

SW#telnet 443
Trying 2001:420:1201:5::A, 443 ...
% Destination unreachable; gateway or host down


I tried to ping from the switch other hosts/domains (, and they are all resolved with IPv4 address, but when I telnet them on let's say 443 some of them are resolved with IPv4 and then shows me the port is open, but for others it resolves with IPv6 and I got the same error like above, so I guess it is something related to this IPv6 DNS name resolution.


SW#telnet 443
Trying 2A02:E980:B5::B7, 443 ...
% Destination unreachable; gateway or host down


SW#telnet 443
Trying (, 443)... Open