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Sun Ethernet Fabric Operating System

IPv6 Administration Guide

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Document Information

Using This Documentation

Product Notes

Related Documentation

Acronyms and Abbreviations

CLI Command Modes


Support and Accessibility

Protocol Description



Basic SEFOS IPv6 Topology

Route Redistribution Topology in IPv6

General Configurations

Default Settings

Completing Preliminary Configurations

Create an Interface

Configure an IPv4 Address for an Interface

Configuring the Basic IPv6 Topology

Configure Switch 1

Configure Switch 2

Configuring the Route Redistribution Topology

Configure Switch 1

Configure Switch 2

Configure Switch 3

IPv6 Feature Configuration

Configuring IPv6 Support in an Interface

Enable IPv6 Support

Disable IPv6 Support

Configuring IPv6 Addressing

Add IPv6 Addresses to an Interface

Remove IPv6 Addresses From an Interface

Configuring IPv6 Routing

Enable IPv6 Routing

Disable IPv6 Routing

Configuring IPv6 Static Routes

Add a Static Route

Remove a Static Route

Configuring Static Neighbor Cache Entries

Add a Neighbor Cache Entry

Delete a Neighbor Cache Entry

Checking a Local or Remote Endpoint

Check an Endpoint Using Default Values

Check an Endpoint Using the Link-Local Address

Configuring Router Advertisement Parameters

Configure Router Advertisement Parameters

Configuring DAD Entries

Set the DAD Attempts

Reset the DAD Attempts

Configuring PMTU Discovery

Enable PMTU Discovery

Disable PMTU Discovery

Setting the MTU for Use in PMTU Discovery

Set the MTU for Use in PMTU Discovery

Configuring the IPv6 Route Redistribution Policy for Routing Protocols

Configure the IPv6 Route Redistribution Policy for Routing Protocols

Default Settings

This table contains the default values assigned to the IPv6 features during the startup of the switch. These values are referenced throughout this guide.

Default Setting
IPv6 on an interface
DisabledEnabled on the default VLAN interface
Unicast routing
Default prefix
Route administrative distance
Router advertisement status
Disabled (suppressed)
Hop limit
RA lifetime
1800 seconds
Number of duplicate address detection attempts
ND reachable-time
30 seconds
RA interval
600 seconds
RA valid lifetime
25,9200 seconds
RA preferred lifetime
60,4800 seconds
Data to be sent in the ping(1) message
ping(1) messages repeat count
Size of the ping(1) message
100 bytes
ping(1) timeout value
5 seconds