System Administration Guide, Volume 3
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in.ripngd Daemon

The in.ripngd daemon implements the RIPng routing protocol for IPv6 routers. RIPng defines the IPv6 equivalent of RIP, a widely used IPv4 routing protocol based on the Bellman-Ford distance vector algorithm. Table 1-4 shows the supported options.

Table 1-4. in.ripngd Daemon Options



-p n

n specifies the alternate port number used to send/receive RIPNG packets


Suppresses routing information


Forces routing information whether or not it is acting as a router


Suppresses use of poison reverse


If in.ripngd does not act as a router, it will only enter a default route for each router.

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