EIGRP for IPv6

EIGRP-for-ipv6-conf

EIGRP for IPv6 (Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol for IPv6)

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.

EIGRP Article Series…
EIGRP – Part 1
EIGRP – Part 2 (EIGRP Tables)
EIGRP – Part 3 (EIGRP Packet Types and Neighborship)
EIGRP – Part 4 (Other EIGRP Properties)
EIGRP – EIGRP Configuration with Packet Tracer

EIGRP for IPv6 – EIGRP for IPv6 Overview
EIGRP for IPv6 – EIGRP for IPv6 Configuration on Cisco IOS

IPv6 Routing Protocols…

IPv6 Routing Protocols – Part 1
IPv6 Routing Protocols – Part 2 (OSPFv3)
IPv6 Routing Protocols – Part 3 (EIGRP for IPv6)
IPv6 Routing Protocols – Part 4 (RIPng)
IPv6 Routing Protocols – Part 5 (ISIS for IPv6)

IPv6 Routing Protocols CONFIGURATIONs..!

Static/Default Route Configuration Example On Cisco IOS
OSPFv3 Configuration Example On Cisco IOS
EIGRP for IPv6 Configuration Example On Cisco IOS
RIPng Configuration Example On Cisco IOS
ISIS for IPv6 Configuration Example On Cisco IOS

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