128 bits or 16 bytes

A series of eight 16 bit fields separated by colons

Eg:   2031:0000:0000:013f:0000:0000:0000:0001

IPv6 Address Types : Unicast ,Multicast  and Anycast

Unicast: An IPv6 unicast address is an identifier for a single interface,on a single node

Types of unicast  

1.Global address

2.Link Local Address

3.IPv4 compatable ipv6 Address

4.Unique Local Unicast


Router(config)#ipv6 unicast-routing   (to enable IPv6 routing)

Router(config)#ipv6 address <ipv6 address>/<prefix>       (to configue IPv6 address)


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