ipv6 addresses on router interfaces

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Jun 11th, 2010
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when I put a site local ipv6 address on a router, will there also be a link local address automatically created prior to this? bascially when I enable th eipv6 unicast routing command?



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Reza Sharifi Fri, 06/11/2010 - 09:19
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Not when you enable IPv6 routing.  It assigns link local address automatically after you put the ipv6 on the interface with EUI

ipv6 address FEC0:1:2::/64 eui-64



Chetan Kumar Ress Fri, 06/11/2010 - 09:20
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Hi Carl

When you enable an IPv6 on router then by defaul the Link Local address is addign to router interface & That address actually use you MAC address to make an unique address , The process is know an EUI-64& it start with "FE80::0"

Please refer the below link.



Chetan Kumar


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