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ipv6 address

vpn 0 interface ipv6 address—Configure a static IPv6 address on an interface. To configure the interface to receive its IP address from a DHCP server, use the ipv6 dhcp-client command.

You can configure IPv6 only on WAN transport interfaces, that is, only on interfaces in VPN 0.

vManage Feature Template

For all Viptela devices:

Configuration ► Templates ► VPN Interface Bridge
Configuration ► Templates ► VPN Interface Cellular (for vEdge cellular wireless routers only)
Configuration ► Templates ► VPN Interface Ethernet
Configuration ► Templates ► VPN Interface GRE
Configuration ► Templates ► VPN Interface PPP Ethernet

Command Hierarchy

vpn vpn-id  
  interface interface-name    
    (ipv6 address ipv6-prefix/length | ipv6 dhcp-client [dhcp-distance number] [dhcp-rapid-commit])



Operational Commands

show interface
show ipv6 interface


Configure an IPv6 WAN transport interface:

vEdge(config)# vpn 0 interface ge0/3
vEdge(config-interface)# ipv6 address fd00:1234::/16
vEdge(config-interface)# no shutdown
vEdge(config-interface)# tunnel-interface
vEdge(config-tunnel-interface)# color green
vEdge(config-tunnel-interface)# encapsulation ipsec
vEdge(config-tunnel-interface)# commit and-quit
vEdge# show running-config vpn 0 interface ge0/3
vpn 0
 interface ge0/3
  ipv6 address fd00:1234::/16
   encapsulation ipsec
   color green
   no allow-service bgp
   allow-service dhcp
   allow-service dns
   allow-service icmp
   no allow-service sshd
   no allow-service netconf
   no allow-service ntp
   no allow-service ospf
   no allow-service stun
  no shutdown

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 16.3.​

Additional Information

See the Configuring Segmentation (VPNs) article for your software release.
ip address
ip dhcp-client
ipv6 dhcp-client

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