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How does IPv6 autoconfiguration work?

What is stateless autoconfiguration and how does it work?

  • In the stateless autoconfiguration, a node automatically configures its IP configuration either based on several factors or based on the information received from an IPv6 router. A link-local address configured by the autoconfiguration process is an example of a stateless configuration.

What is SLAAC stateless address autoconfiguration?

  • IPv6 – SLAAC Stateless Address Autoconfiguration. IPv6 is meant for various purposes but one main purpose it serves is that it makes the life of the network administrators easier, especially when it comes to dealing with vast address space provided by IPv6. IPv6 address number is fairly bigger than IPv4.

What is stateless autoconfiguration using eui64 addressing process?

  • Stateless autoconfiguration using EUI-64 addressing process (SLAAC) Stateful autoconfiguration is a method in which a host or router is assigned its entire 128-bit IPv6 address with the help of DHCP. Stateless autoconfiguration or SLAAC is that second method in which the host or router interface is assigned a 64-bit prefix, ...

image-How does IPv6 autoconfiguration work?
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