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How is functionality of ARP handles in IPv6

IPv6 doesn't support ARP. So how is this functionality handled in IPv6?

  • WAN Routing and Switching
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Cisco Employee

IPv6 doesn't support

IPv6 doesn't support broadcast. ARP works on broadcast. So this is handled using Neighbor Solicitation which is part of ICMPv6.

New Member

hi,   It uses Neighbor

hi,

   It uses Neighbor Solicitation which uses ICMPv6

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Cisco Employee

IPv6 doesn't support

IPv6 doesn't support broadcast. ARP works on broadcast. So this is handled using Neighbor Solicitation which is part of ICMPv6.

New Member

hi,   It uses Neighbor

hi,

   It uses Neighbor Solicitation which uses ICMPv6

Cisco Employee

It uses Neighbor Solicitation

It uses Neighbor Solicitation which uses ICMPv6

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