where are all the IPv6 tools?

chip chip.gwyn at gmail.com
Wed May 25 14:40:06 CDT 2011


On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 3:29 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.
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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
>
>


There's also  "sipcalc" which has nothing to do with VOIP....

http://www.routemeister.net/projects/sipcalc/

--chip


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