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Cisco Self-Study: Implementing IPv6 Networks (IPV6) by Régis Desmeules

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Introduction to Routing with IPv6

The IPv6 routing protocols still use the longest-match prefix as the routing algorithm for route selection, as their equivalents did in IPv4. However, because the IPv6 protocols are defined as a new family of protocols, the IPv6 routing table is handled and managed separately from the IPv4 routing table when both protocols are enabled simultaneously on a router.

The following sections cover these topics:

  • IPv6 routing table on the router— This section briefly describes the commands used to display the IPv6 routing table in the Cisco IOS Software technology.

  • Administrative distances of the routing protocols— The administrative distances of the IPv6-supported routing protocols remain unchanged in comparison with ...

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