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What's the prefix of a Unique Local IPv6 Unicast Address?

What is the address prefix of a Unique Local IPv6 Unicast Address, and how is it configured by DHCP or manually on a node?

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Hi Pete,

The Unique Local IPv6 Unicast Address has a prefix of FD00::/8. This prefix must be configured either through router advertisement (stateless autoconfiguration) or through DHCPv6 (statefull autoconfiguration). This address is specified in RFC 4193.

Cheers,
Silvia

This was first published in September 2007

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