IPv6 OSPF on a Cisco router

The big difference between IPv4 and IPv6 OSPF configuration on a Cisco router is that the initial configuration has moved to the interface level, instead of using the “network” statements to determine which interfaces will be part of the OSPF process. To get IPv6 OSPF up-and-running, here are the 4 basic commands:

1. Enable ipv6 routing between non-local subnets
router(config)# ipv6 unicast-routing

2. Go into the interface config and enable the OSPF process and area
router(config-if)# ipv6 ospf 100 area 0

3. Go into the ipv6 OSPF global configuration
router(config)# ipv6 router ospf 100

4. Set the ipv6 OSPF router id
router(config-rtr)# router-id X.X.X.X

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s