RIPng Configuration Example on Cisco IOS


RIPng Configuration On Cisco IOS

The configuration of RIPng is a little different from its predecessor, RIPv2. First of all, RIPng is IPv6 avare routing protocol and before RIPng configuration, IPv6 must be configured in your system.

In this article, we will configure RIPng according to the below topology.


Here, for RIPng configuration there are two steps. These steps are:

1) Enabling CEF, IPv6 and RIPng globally,
2) Enabling RIPng for the specific interface.

Enabling CEF, IPv6 and RIPnG on Routers

Firstly we will enable CEF with “ip cef” command and again we will enable IPv6 routing with “ipv6 unicast-routing” command. After this we need to create RIPng with a name by “ipv6 router rip ripname” command.

Router1# configure terminal
Router1(config)# ip cef
Router1(config)# ipv6 unicast-routing
Router1(config)# ipv6 router rip CompanyNetworkRIP
Router2# configure terminal
Router2(config)# ip cef
Router2(config)# ipv6 unicast-routing
Router2(config)# ipv6 router rip CompanyNetworkRIP
Router3# configure terminal
Router3(config)# ip cef
Router3(config)# ipv6 unicast-routing
Router3(config)# ipv6 router rip CompanyNetworkRIP

Enabling Interfaces for RIPnG on Routers

After these, the second step is enabling the interfaces for RIPng. In RIPv2, networks are become RIP available via network command. But in RIPng, the configuretion is done via interfaces not networks.

Other RIP Lessons

Routing Information Protocol – RIP Overview
Routing Information Protocol – RIP Configuration With Packet Tracer
Routing Information Protocol – RIP Configuration on Juniper
Routing Information Protocol – RIPng Overview
Routing Information Protocol – RIPng Confiugration on Cisco IOS
Routing Information Protocol – RIPng Configuration on Huawei

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

You can find the other IPv6 articles below…


IPv6 – Part 1 (IPv6 and IPv6 Addresses)
IPv6 – Part 2 (What does IPv6 bring?)
IPv6 – Part 3 (Address Types in IPv6)
IPv6 – Part 4 (Subnetting IPv6)

IPv6 Static Route Configuration Examples…

IPv6 Static Route Configuration on Cisco
IPv6 Static Route Configuration on Juniper

IPv4 and IPv6 Headers…

IPv4 and IPv6 Headers

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