where are all the IPv6 tools?

Carlos Martinez-Cagnazzo carlosm3011 at gmail.com
Wed May 25 14:37:01 CDT 2011


I'm addicted to sipcalc: http://www.routemeister.net/projects/sipcalc/

It's available on standard repositories for MacPorts, Ubuntu, Debian
and Fedora. I guess install is straightforward in other platforms as
well.

regards

Carlos

On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 4:29 PM, Kyle Duren <pixitha.kyle at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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:
>>
>>  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.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
> 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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