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RIP Next Generation (RIPng)

  • Sample Chapter is provided courtesy of Cisco Press.
  • Date: May 27, 2016.

This chapter provides information and commands concerning the following topics:

  • Implementing RIP Next Generation

  • Verifying and troubleshooting RIPng

  • Configuration example: RIPng

Implementing RIP Next Generation

This section shows how to implement RIP Next Generation (RIPng) on a router.

Router(config)#ipv6 unicast-routing

Enables the forwarding of IPv6 unicast datagrams globally on the router.

Router(config) #interface serial0/0/0

Moves to interface configuration mode.

Router(config-if) #ipv6 rip TOWER enable

Creates the RIPng process named TOWER and enables RIPng on the interface.






Router(config)#ipv6 router rip TOWER

Creates the RIPng process named TOWER if it has not already been created and moves to router configuration mode.

Router(config-rtr) #maximum-paths 2

Defines the maximum number of equal-cost routes that RIPng can support.


Router(config-if)#ipv6 rip tower default-information originate

Announces the default route along with all other RIPng routes.

Router(config-if) #ipv6 rip tower default-information only

Announces only the default route. Suppresses all other RIPng routes.

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