Department of Defense
High Performance Computing Modernization Program

This IPv6 Application Conversion Tools document contains information about conversion tools, utility software, and links to books, articles, and presentations on developing or converting a program in languages including C/C++, Java, Python, Perl, and PHP from supporting only IPv4 Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) to supporting both IPv4 and IPv6 (dual-stack) are included, and relevant websites identified.

Tools such as the Hewlett-Packard (HP) ipv6sniff porting assistant, Microsoft Checkv4, Sun IPv6 Socket Scrubber, and newer open source tools such as IPv6 CARE, IPv6finder, and PortToIPv6 Framework are included.

Some of the older tools and software may no longer be available from the original developers. Archival copies are available from this IPv6 Knowledge Base administrator. Please contact ipv6-team [at]