Posted On: May 18, 2022

AWS App Mesh now supports IPv6 allowing customers to support workloads running in IPv6 networks and to invoke App Mesh APIs over IPv6. This helps customers to meet IPv6 compliance requirements, and removes the need for expensive networking equipment to handle address translation between IPv4 and IPv6. AWS App Mesh is a service mesh that provides application-level networking to make it easier for your services to communicate with each other across multiple types of compute infrastructure. AWS App Mesh standardizes how your services communicate, giving you end-to-end visibility and options to tune for high-availability of your applications.

With this new capability, you can configure your mesh to support workloads in IPv6 networks and use AWS App Mesh’s new dual-stack endpoints which support both IPv4 and IPv6. The new dual stack endpoints in AWS App Mesh have the format For example, the dual-stack endpoint in US East (N. Virginia) is When you make a request to a dual-stack App Mesh endpoint, the endpoint resolves to an IPv6 or an IPv4 address, depending on the protocol used by your network and client.

You can use the new IPv6 network support with AWS App Mesh at no additional cost. For more information on AWS App Mesh region availability, please see the AWS Region table.

For more information, please visit the AWS App Mesh product page and documentation.