ipv6 tunnel

Configure a tunnel for IPv6 VLANs or brouter ports to communicate through an IPv4 network.


Command Parameters

Specifies the tunnel ID.
address WORD<0-46>
Specifies the IPv6 address and length for the local VLAN or brouter port.
Configures the address of the remote endpoint of the tunnel.
hop-limit <0-255>
Configures the maximum number of hops in the tunnel.
source {A.B.C.D}
Configures the address of the local endpoint of the tunnel, or (for IPv4) or :: (for IPv6) if the device is free to choose its addresses at tunnel establishment.


The default hop-limit is 255.

Command Mode

Global Configuration