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ndisc6 consists of three command line tools (ndisc6, rdisc6, and traceroute6) that perform ICMPv6 Neighbor Discovery, ICMPv6 Router Discovery, and IPv6 tcptraceroute/traceroute respectively. It is primarily meant for IPv6 networking diagnostics and monitoring.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  31 Jul 2011 09:02

    Release Notes: rdisc6 prints RA ND proxy bit and RA prefix flags. rdnssd checks for errors while dropping privileges. Compilation on BSD has been fixed.

    •  04 Apr 2011 23:09

      Release Notes: Compilation on BSD and Mac OS X was fixed. rdisc6 support for ISATAP interfaces was fixed. Czech and German localizations were added. Minor issues were fixed.

      •  10 Feb 2008 01:23

        Release Notes: This release fixes compilation against recent Linux kernel versions, and adds Linux socket filter-based optimizations to traceroute6.

        •  30 Dec 2007 17:24

          Release Notes: This release adds an ICMPv6 DNS servers discovery daemon, and fixes name2addr and addr2name inversion.

          •  09 Aug 2007 00:45

            Release Notes: traceroute has been parallelized for faster execution, and handles IPv6 extension headers and more ICMPv6 errors, UDP-Lite probes. rdisc6 supports RFC4191 (router preference and specific routes) and RDNSS.


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