EIGRP for IPv6

EIGRP-for-ipv6-conf-2

We can define “EIGRP for IPv6” as the enhancements that is done in EIGRP for IPv6 support. Basically, EIGRP protocol is the same protocol but it has some additional properties at this time.

Differences of EIGRP and EIGRP for IPv6

EIGRP and EIGRP for IPv6 are configured separately. Because they have some different parts even if they are the same protocol ’s different versions.

What are these differences. Let’s chek one by one.

EIGRP for IPv6 Runs on Links Instead Networks

In EIGRP, networks are added to the EIGRP process. But with IPv6 and EIGRP for IPv6, interfaces are added to the EIGRP protcess. In other words there is no “network” command in EIGRP for IPv6. Instead a per-interface based association is done.

Being under the same subnet is not important in EIGRP for IPv6 neighbourship. Even if they are in different subnets, a neighbourship can be established between these nodes.

Lesson tags: EIGRP, IPv6, eigrp for ipv6
Back to: CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure > EIGRP
Comments are closed.
IPCisco is the Winner of 2019 “Best Certification Study Journey” Category! We are also Finalist of 2020 & 2021 in Cisco IT Blog Awards!

Cisco-ITBlogAwards-2019-Winner-IPCisco-k
ITBlogAwards_2020_Badge-Finalist-BestCertStudy-ipcisco
ITBlogAwars-2021-ipcisco

CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure

Collapse
Expand
IPCisco on Social Media!

Latest Blog Posts

top-ten-network-certifications-ipcisco
metaverse-jobs-ipcisco.com
Wifi-6-vs-wifi-5-ipcisco.com
16-Reasons-To-Learn-Linux
gns3-vm-ware-installation-guide