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IPv6 Functionality

This article describes the options for enabling IPv6 functionality for Cisco SD-WAN templates and policies.

Configure IPv6 Functionality for an Interface or Subinterface Template

To configure IPv6 functionality for an interface or subinterface template, follow these steps:

  1. In Cisco vManage NMS, select the ConfigurationTemplates screen.
  2. Select FeatureAdd Template and then select an appropriate device model.
  3. Select VPN Interface Ethernet from the list of templates.
  4. In the Basic Configuration area, click the IPv6 button and configure the parameters that the following table describes.
Parameter Name Description
Static This radio button is selected by default because IPv6 addresses are static.
IPv6 Address

Enter the IPv6 address of the interface or subinterface.

Configure IPv6 Functionality for an OMP Template

To configure IPv6 functionality for an Overlay Management Protocol (OMP) template, follow these steps:

  1. In Cisco vManage NMS, select the ConfigurationTemplates screen.
  2. Select FeatureAdd Template and then select an appropriate device model.
  3. Select OMP from the list of templates.
  4. In the Basic Configuration area, click the IPv6 button in the ADVERTISE area and configure the parameters that the following table describes.
Parameter Name Description
BGP Click On to advertise BGP routes to OMP. By default, BGP routes are not advertised to OMP.
Connected

Click Off to disable advertising connected routes to OMP.

By default, connected routes are advertised to OMP.

Static

Click Off to disable advertising static routes to OMP.

By default static routes are advertised to OMP.

Configure IPv6 Functionality for a BGP Template

To configure IPv6 functionality for a Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) template, follow these steps:

  1. In Cisco vManage NMS, select the ConfigurationTemplates screen.
  2. Select FeatureAdd Template and then select an appropriate device model.
  3. Select BGP from the list of templates.
  4. In the Unicast Address Family area, click the IPv6 button and configure the parameters that the following table describes.
Tab Parameter Name Description
  Maximum Paths Specify the maximum number of parallel IBGP paths that can be installed into a route table to enable IBGP multipath load sharing.
Range: 0 to 32
  Address Family Enter the BGP IPv6 unicast address family.
RE-DISTRIBUTE   Click the Redistribute tab, and then click Add New Redistribute.
  Protocol Select the protocols from which to redistribute routes into BGP, for all BGP sessions. Options are Connected, NAT, OMP, OSPF, and Static. At a minimum, select the following:
  • For service-side BGP routing, select OMP. By default, OMP routes are not redistributed into BGP.
  • For transport-side BGP routing, select Connected, and then under Route Policy, specify a route policy that has BGP advertise the loopback interface address to its neighbors.
  Route Policy

Enter the name of the route policy to apply to redistributed routes.

    Click Add to save the redistribution information.
NETWORK   Click the Network tab, and then click Add New Network.
  Network Prefix Enter a network prefix, in the format of prefix/length, to be advertised by BGP.
    Click Add to save the network prefix.
AGGREGATE ADDRESS   Click the Aggregate Address tab, and then click Add New Aggregate Address.
  Aggregate Prefix Enter the prefix of the addresses to aggregate for all BGP sessions, in the format prefix/length.
  AS Set Path Click On to generate set path information for the aggregated prefixes.
  Summary Only Click On to filter out more specific routes from BGP updates.
    Click Add to save the aggregate address.
  1. In the Neighbor area, click the IPv6 button, create a new neighbor or edit an existing one, and then configure the parameters that the following table describes.

Parameters marked with an asterisk are required.

Parameter Name Description
IPv6 Address* Specify the IPv6 address of the BGP neighbor.
Description Enter a description of the BGP neighbor.
Remote AS* Enter the AS number of the remote BGP peer.
Address Family Select Global from the drop-down list, click On and select the address family. Enter the address family information.
Shutdown To shut down a BGP neighbor when you push the template, select Global from the drop-down list and then click Yes.
Default: Off

Configure IPv6 Functionality for a VRRP Template

To configure IPv6 functionality for a Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) template, follow these steps:

  1. In Cisco vManage NMS, select the ConfigurationTemplates screen.
  2. Select FeatureAdd Template and then select an appropriate device model.
  3. Select VPN Interface Ethernet from the list of templates.
  4. In the VRRP area, click the IPv6 button and then click New VRRP.
  5. Configure the parameters that the following table describes.
Parameter Name Description
Group ID Enter a virtual router ID, which represents a group of routers.
Range: 1 through 255
Priority Enter the priority level of the router within a VRRP group.
  • Range: 1 through 254
  • Default: 100
Timer Not used.
Track OMP Select On to track the Overlay Management Protocol (OMP) session running on the WAN connection when determining the VRRP master virtual router.
Default: Off
Track Prefix List Enter a value to track a list of IPv6 remote prefixes.
This value is an alphanumeric string that is configured under Policy.
Link Local IPv6 Address Enter a virtual link local IPv6 address, which represents the link local address of the group.
The address should be in standard link local address format. For example, FE80::AB8.
Global IPv6 Address Enter a virtual global unicast IPv6 address, which represents the global address of the group.
The address should be an IPv6 global prefix address that has the same mask as the interface forwarding address on which the VRRP group is configured. For example, 2001::2/124.

Configure IPv6 Functionality for an SNMP Template

To configure IPv6 functionality for an SNMP template, follow these steps:

  1. In Cisco vManage NMS, select the ConfigurationTemplates screen.
  2. Select Feature Add Template and then select an appropriate device model.
  3. Select SNMP from the list of templates.
  4. In the SNMP Version area, click the SNMP Version button ► TRAP TARGET SERVER and create or edit an SNMP trap target.

Note: Make sure that you have already configured the SNMP community and trap target group.

  1. Configure the parameters that the following table describes.
Parameter Name Description
VPN ID Enter the number of the VPN to use to reach the trap server.
Range: 0 through 65530
IP Address Enter the IP address of the SNMP server.
UDP Port Enter the UDP port number for connecting to the SNMP server.
Range: 1 though 65535
Trap Group Name Select the name of a trap group that was configured under the Group tab.
User Name Select the name of a community that was configured under the Community tab.
Source Interface Enter the interface to use to send traps to the SNMP server that is receiving the trap information.

Configure IPv6 Functionality for a DHCP Relay Agent Template

To configure IPv6 functionality for a DHCP Relay Agent template, follow these steps:

  1. In Cisco vManage NMS, select the ConfigurationTemplates screen.
  2. Select FeatureAdd Template and then select an appropriate device model.
  3. Select VPN Interface Ethernet from the list of templates.
  4. In the Basic Configuration area, click the IPv6 button.
  5. Click Add next to DHCP Helper.
  6. Configure the parameters that the following table describes.
Parameter Name Description
DHCPv6 Helper # IP address of the DHCP helper
DHCPv6 Helper VPN VPN ID of the VPN source interface for the DHCP helper.

Configure IPv6 Functionality for an ACL Template or a QoS Template

To configure IPv6 functionality for an ACL and QoS template, follow these steps:

  1. In Cisco vManage NMS, select the Configuration ► Templates screen.
  2. Select FeatureAdd Template and then select an appropriate device model.
  3. Select VPN Interface Ethernet from the list of templates.
  4. In the ACL/QoS area, configure the parameters that the following table describes.
Parameter Name Description
Ingress ACL – IPv6 Click on to enable the IPv6 ingress access list.
IPv6 Ingress Access List Enter the name of the IPv6 ingress access list.
Egress ACL – IPv6 Click on to enable the IPv6 egress access list.
IPv6 Egress Access List Enter the name of the IPv6 egress access list.

Configure IPv6 Functionality for a Logging Template

To configure IPv6 functionality for a Logging template, follow these steps:

  1. In Cisco vManage NMS, select the ConfigurationTemplates screen.
  2. Select FeatureAdd Template and then select an appropriate device model.
  3. Select Logging from the list of templates.
  4. In the Server area, click the IPv6 button.
  5. Configure the parameters that the following table describes.
Parameter Name Description
IPv6 Hostname/IPv6 Address Host name or IP address of the server to direct the logging information.
VPN ID VPN ID of the VPN source interface.
Source Interface Name of the source interface.
Priority Choose the maximum severity of messages that are logged.

Configure IPv6 Functionality for a New Prefix List

To configure an IPv6 address for a new prefix list, follow these steps:

  1. In Cisco vManage NMS, select ConfigurationPolicies.
  2. From the Custom Options drop-down menu, select Lists.
    You can make this selection for a Centralized Policy or a Localized Policy
  3. Select Prefix from the list on the left and then select New Prefix List.
  4. Select the IPv6 radio button and enter the IPv6 address in the Add Prefix field.

Configure IPv6 Functionality for a Data Prefix

To configure an IPv6 address for a new prefix list, follow these steps:

  1. In Cisco vManage NMS, select ConfigurationPolicies.
  2. From the Custom Options drop-down menu, select Lists.
    You can make this selection for a Centralized Policy or a Localized Policy
  3. Select Data Prefix from the list on the left and then select New Data Prefix List.
  4. In the Internet Protocol area, select the IPv6 radio button and enter the IPv6 address in the Add Prefix field.

Configure IPv6 Functionality for a Centralized Policy

To configure a centralized policy to apply to IPv6 address families, follow these steps:

  1. In Cisco vManage NMS, select ConfigurationPolicies.
  2. From the Custom Options drop-down menu, select Traffic Policy under Centralized Policy.
  3. Select the Traffic Data tab.
  4. Select Add Policy  ► Create New.
  5. Click the Sequence Type button and then select Traffic Engineering.
  6. Click the Sequence Rule button.
  7. From the Protocol drop-down list, select IPv6 to apply the policy only to IPv6 address families, or select Both to apply the policy IPv4 and IPv6 address families.
  8. Click the Sequence Type button and then select QoS.
  9. Click the Sequence Rule button.
  10. From the Protocol drop-down list, select IPv6 to apply the policy only to IPv6 address families, or select Both to apply the policy IPv4 and IPv6 address families.

Configure IPv6 Functionality for a Localized Policy

To configure a localized policy to apply to IPv6 address families, follow these steps:

  1. In Cisco vManage NMS, select Configuration ► Policies.
  2. From the Custom Options drop-down menu, select Access Control Lists under Localized Policy.
  3. Click the Add Access Control List Policy button and choose Add IPv6 ACL Policy.
    The policy you create will apply only to IPv6 address families.

 







 



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