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IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP)

IPv6 NDP uses 5 ICMPv6 messages for the neighbor discovery mechanism 1. Router Advertisement (RA) RA messages are always originated by routers. RA messages are used to indicate the presence of the Router on a link. RA message carry link-specific parameters which the hosts on the link should...
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IPv6

IPv6 addresses are 128 Bit long, and are represented by breakingĀ  into 8 segments where each segment is 16-bit long and each segment is separated by a ‘ : ‘ (colon) For an example take a look atĀ  IPv6 address – 2001:0000:0010:0123:1111:0000:0000:0000 The address has 8 segments each...
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