Cogent IPv6

Ray Soucy rps at
Thu Jun 9 17:26:11 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 1:21 PM, Nick Hilliard <nick at> wrote:
> On 09/06/2011 17:59, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
>> can't get a router's global address from this. IPv6 routing protocols
>> also pretty much only use link locals
> Really?  I guess my eyes must be playing tricks on me then.
> Nick

What OS?

The system could determine the global address for the prefix provided
with a little work, but the implementation for RA is to set the
default route to the link-local address.  This is the behavior on
Windows and Linux.

Ray Soucy

Epic Communications Specialist

Phone: +1 (207) 561-3526

Networkmaine, a Unit of the University of Maine System

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