Configuring IPv6 addresses

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  • Node: A device that implements IP
  • Router: a node that forwards IP packets not explicitly addressed to itself.
  • Host: Any node that is not a Router

IPv6 Configuration methods

It is possible to configure IPv6 addresses on interfaces in four different ways:

  1. Stateless Autoconfiguration IPv6 of Interface
  2. manual IPv6 Address configuration of Interface
  3. DHCPv6 configuration of Interface
  4. A combination of IPv6 Stateless Autoconfiguration and DHCPv6 described in DHCPv6 Other Options