where are all the IPv6 tools?

Kyle Duren pixitha.kyle at gmail.com
Wed May 25 14:29:58 CDT 2011


On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 11:54 AM, Jay Borkenhagen <jayb at braeburn.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I depend on a number of shell tools for manipulating IPv4 addresses,
> CIDR blocks, etc. like:
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>  aggis
>  ipsort.pl
>  grepcidr
>  aggregate
>
> I have not yet found much in terms of similar shell utilities for
> IPv6.  I've spoken to authors of some of these tools and they admit
> they have not yet produced IPv6-capable versions.  (Not trying to name
> and shame: those tools are great, I just want more!)
>
> Do folks here know of IPv6 tools that might provide some of the
> functions the above tools provide for IPv4?
>
> Thanks!
>
>                                                       Jay B.
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I recommend IPv6gen.

http://code.google.com/p/ipv6gen/

Very useful. Granted its not what you were asking for exactly....

>From the site:

"ipv6gen is tool which generates list of IPv6 prefixes of given length
from certain prefix according to RFC 3531. (A Flexible Method for
Managing the Assignment of Bits of an IPv6 Address Block)"

-Kyle




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