SLAAC(autoconfig) vs DHCPv6

Justin Shore justin at
Mon Aug 18 17:15:52 CDT 2008

Charles Wyble wrote:
>> This was especially a question when L2 was "in" and routing was out: 
>> how do
>> you ping a MAC address?
> l2ping works on bluetooth devices on Linux. Might work for other stuff 
> as well. Not sure what Cisco offers in this regard.

The ideal solution would be OAM.  Of course not everything supports that 
and it's not on by default either.  Of all the things to turn off by 
default, this is one thing that I'd like to see on.


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