Chapter 7. Configuring normal IPv6 routes

Table of Contents

1. Displaying existing IPv6 routes
1.1. Using "ip"
1.2. Using "route"
2. Add an IPv6 route through a gateway
2.1. Using "ip"
2.2. Using "route"
3. Removing an IPv6 route through a gateway
3.1. Using "ip"
3.2. Using "route"
4. Add an IPv6 route through an interface
4.1. Using "ip"
4.2. Using "route"
5. Removing an IPv6 route through an interface
5.1. Using "ip"
5.2. Using "route"
6. FAQ for IPv6 routes
6.1. Support of an IPv6 default route

If you want to leave your link and want to send packets in the world wide IPv6-Internet, you need routing. If there is already an IPv6 enabled router on your link, it's possible enough to add IPv6 routes.

Just note that addresses beginning with “fec0” are deprecated, but shown here for completness!