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IPv6 Routing: IS-IS Support for IPv6
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IPv6 Routing: IS-IS Support for IPv6

IPv6 Routing: IS-IS Support for IPv6

Last Updated: October 15, 2012

This module describes how to configure Integrated Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS) for IPv6. IS-IS is an Interior Gateway Protocol (IGP) that advertises link-state information throughout the network to create a picture of the network topology. IS-IS is an Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) hierarchical routing protocol that designates an intermediate system as a Level 1 or Level 2 device. Level 2 devices route between Level 1 areas to create an intradomain routing backbone. Integrated IS-IS uses a single routing algorithm to support several network address families, such as IPv6, IPv4, and OSI.

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Information About IPv6 Routing: IS-IS Support for IPv6

IS-IS Enhancements for IPv6

IS-IS in IPv6 functions the same and offers many of the same benefits as IS-IS in IPv4. IPv6 enhancements to IS-IS allow IS-IS to advertise IPv6 prefixes in addition to IPv4 and OSI routes. Extensions to the IS-IS command-line interface (CLI) allow configuration of IPv6-specific parameters. IPv6 IS-IS extends the address families supported by IS-IS to include IPv6, in addition to OSI and IPv4.

IS-IS in IPv6 supports either single-topology mode or multiple topology mode.

IS-IS Single-Topology Support for IPv6

Single-topology support for IPv6 allows IS-IS for IPv6 to be configured on interfaces along with other network protocols (for example, IPv4 and Connectionless Network Service [CLNS]). All interfaces must be configured with the identical set of network address families. In addition, all routers in the IS-IS area (for Level 1 routing) or the domain (for Level 2 routing) must support the identical set of network layer address families on all interfaces.

When single-topology support for IPv6 is being used, either old- or new-style TLVs may be used. However, the TLVs used to advertise reachability to IPv6 prefixes use extended metrics. Cisco routers do not allow an interface metric to be set to a value greater than 63 if the configuration is not set to support only new-style TLVs for IPv4. In single-topology IPv6 mode, the configured metric is always the same for both IPv4 and IPv6.

IPv6 IS-IS Local RIB

A router that is running IS-IS IPv6 maintains a local RIB in which it stores all routes to destinations it has learned from its neighbors. At the end of each SPF, IS-IS attempts to install the best (that is, the least-cost) routes to a destination present in the local RIB in the global IPv6 routing table.

How to Configure IPv6 Routing: IS-IS Support for IPv6

Configuring Single-Topology IS-IS for IPv6

Perform this task to create an IPv6 IS-IS process and enable IPv6 IS-IS support on an interface.

Configuring IS-IS comprises two activities. The first activity creates an IS-IS routing process and is performed using protocol-independent IS-IS commands. The second activity in configuring IPv6 IS-IS configures the operation of the IS-IS protocol on an interface.

Before You Begin

Before configuring the router to run IPv6 IS-IS, globally enable IPv6 using the ipv6 unicast-routing global configuration command.


Note


If you are using IS-IS single-topology support for IPv6, IPv4, or both IPv6 and IPv4, you may configure both IPv6 and IPv4 on an IS-IS interface for Level 1, Level 2, or both Level 1 and Level 2. However, if both IPv6 and IPv4 are configured on the same interface, they must be running the same IS-IS level. That is, IPv4 cannot be configured to run on IS-IS Level 1 only on a specified Ethernet interface while IPv6 is configured to run IS-IS Level 2 only on the same Ethernet interface.

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SUMMARY STEPS

1.    enable

2.    configure terminal

3.    router isis area-tag

4.    net network-entity-title

5.    exit

6.    interface type number

7.    ipv6 address {ipv6-address / prefix-length | prefix-name sub-bits / prefix-length

8.    ipv6 router isis area-name


DETAILED STEPS
  Command or Action Purpose
Step 1
enable


Example:

Router> enable

 

Enables privileged EXEC mode.

  • Enter your password if prompted.
 
Step 2
configure terminal


Example:

Router# configure terminal

 

Enters global configuration mode.

 
Step 3
router isis area-tag


Example:

Router(config)# router isis area2

 

Enables IS-IS for the specified IS-IS routing process, and enters router configuration mode.

 
Step 4
net network-entity-title


Example:

Router(config-router)# net 49.0001.0000.0000.000c.00

 

Configures an IS-IS network entity title (NET) for the routing process.

  • The network-entity-title argument defines the area addresses for the IS-IS area and the system ID of the router.
Note    For more details about the format of the network-entity-title argument, refer to the " Configuring ISO CLNS " chapter in the Cisco IOS ISO CLNS Configuration Guide .
 
Step 5
exit


Example:

Router(config-router)# exit

 

Exits router configuration mode and enters global configuration mode.

 
Step 6
interface type number


Example:

Router(config)# interface Ethernet 0/0/1

 

Specifies the interface type and number, and enters interface configuration mode.

 
Step 7
ipv6 address {ipv6-address / prefix-length | prefix-name sub-bits / prefix-length


Example:

Router(config-if)# ipv6 address 2001:DB8::3/64

 

Specifies the IPv6 network assigned to the interface and enables IPv6 processing on the interface.

Note    Refer to Implementing IPv6 Addressing and Basic Connectivity for more information on configuring IPv6 addresses.
 
Step 8
ipv6 router isis area-name


Example:

Router(config-if)# ipv6 router isis area2

 

Enables the specified IPv6 IS-IS routing process on an interface.

 

Customizing IPv6 IS-IS

Perform this task to configure a new administrative distance for IPv6 IS-IS, configure the maximum number of equal-cost paths that IPv6 IS-IS will support, configure summary prefixes for IPv6 IS-IS, and configure an IS-IS instance to advertise the default IPv6 route (::/0). It also explains how to configure the hold-down period between partial route calculations (PRCs) and how often Cisco IOS software performs the SPF calculation when using multitopology IS-IS.

You can customize IS-IS multitopology for IPv6 for your network, but you likely will not need to do so. The defaults for this feature are set to meet the requirements of most customers and features. If you change the defaults, refer to the IPv4 configuration guide and the IPv6 command reference to find the appropriate syntax.

SUMMARY STEPS

1.    enable

2.    configure terminal

3.    router isis area-tag

4.    address-family ipv6 [unicast | multicast]

5.    default-information originate [route-map map-name]

6.    distance value

7.    maximum-paths number-paths

8.    summary-prefix ipv6-prefix prefix-length [ level-1 | level-1-2| level-2]

9.    prc-interval seconds [initial-wait] [secondary-wait]

10.    spf-interval [level-1 | level-2] seconds initial-wait] [secondary-wait]

11.    exit

12.    interface type number

13.    isis ipv6 metric metric-value [level-1 | level-2 | level-1-2]


DETAILED STEPS
  Command or Action Purpose
Step 1
enable


Example:

Router> enable

 

Enables privileged EXEC mode.

  • Enter your password if prompted.
 
Step 2
configure terminal


Example:

Router# configure terminal

 

Enters global configuration mode.

 
Step 3
router isis area-tag


Example:

Router(config)# router isis area2

 

Enables IS-IS for the specified IS-IS routing process, and enters router configuration mode.

 
Step 4
address-family ipv6 [unicast | multicast]


Example:

Router(config-router)# address-family ipv6

 

Specifies the IPv6 address family, and enters address family configuration mode.

  • The unicast keyword specifies the unicast IPv6 unicast address family. By default, the router is placed in configuration mode for the unicast IPv6 address family if the unicast keyword is not specified with the address-family ipv6 command.
 
Step 5
default-information originate [route-map map-name]


Example:

Router(config-router-af)# default-information originate

 

(Optional) Injects a default IPv6 route into an IS-IS routing domain.

  • The route-map keyword and map-name argument specify the conditions under which the IPv6 default route is advertised.
  • If the route map keyword is omitted, then the IPv6 default route will be unconditionally advertised at Level 2.
 
Step 6
distance value


Example:

Router(config-router-af)# distance 90

 

(Optional) Defines an administrative distance for IPv6 IS-IS routes in the IPv6 routing table.

  • The valueargument is an integer from 10 to 254. (The values 0 to 9 are reserved for internal use).
 
Step 7
maximum-paths number-paths


Example:

Router(config-router-af)# maximum-paths 3

 

(Optional) Defines the maximum number of equal-cost routes that IPv6 IS-IS can support.

  • This command also supports IPv6 Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and Routing Information Protocol (RIP).
  • The number-paths argument is an integer from 1 to 64. The default for BGP is one path; the default for IS-IS and RIP is 16 paths.
 
Step 8
summary-prefix ipv6-prefix prefix-length [ level-1 | level-1-2| level-2]


Example:

Router(config-router-af)# summary-prefix 2001:DB8::/24

 

(Optional) Allows a Level 1-2 router to summarize Level 1 prefixes at Level 2, instead of advertising the Level 1 prefixes directly when the router advertises the summary.

  • The ipv6-prefix argument in the summary-prefix command must be in the form documented in RFC 2373 where the address is specified in hexadecimal using 16-bit values between colons.
  • The prefix-length argument is a decimal value that indicates how many of the high-order contiguous bits of the address comprise the prefix (the network portion of the address). A slash mark must precede the decimal value.
 
Step 9
prc-interval seconds [initial-wait] [secondary-wait]


Example:

Router(config-router-af)# prc-interval 20

 

(Optional) Configures the hold-down period between PRCs for multitopology IS-IS for IPv6.

 
Step 10
spf-interval [level-1 | level-2] seconds initial-wait] [secondary-wait]


Example:

Router(config-router-af)# spf-interval 30

 

(Optional) Configures how often Cisco IOS software performs the SPF calculation for multitopology IS-IS for IPv6.

 
Step 11
exit


Example:

Router(config-router-af)# exit

 

Exits address family configuration mode, and returns the router to router configuration mode.

  • Repeat this step to exit router configuration mode and return the router to global configuration mode.
 
Step 12
interface type number


Example:

Router(config-router)# interface Ethernet 0

 

Specifies the interface type and number, and enters interface configuration mode.

 
Step 13
isis ipv6 metric metric-value [level-1 | level-2 | level-1-2]


Example:

Router(config-if)# isis ipv6 metric 20

 

(Optional) Configures the value of an multitopology IS-IS for IPv6 metric.

 

Disabling IPv6 Protocol-Support Consistency Checks

Perform this task to disable protocol-support consistency checks in IPv6 single-topology mode.

For single-topology IS-IS IPv6, routers must be configured to run the same set of address families. IS-IS performs consistency checks on hello packets and will reject hello packets that do not have the same set of configured address families. For example, a router running IS-IS for both IPv4 and IPv6 will not form an adjacency with a router running IS-IS for IPv4 or IPv6 only. In order to allow adjacency to be formed in mismatched address-families network, the adjacency-check command in IPv6 address family configuration mode must be disabled.


Note


Entering the no adjacency-check command can adversely affect your network configuration. Enter the no adjacency-check command only when you are running IPv4 IS-IS on all your routers and you want to add IPv6 IS-IS to your network but you need to maintain all your adjacencies during the transition. When the IPv6 IS-IS configuration is complete, remove the no adjacency-checkcommand from the configuration.
SUMMARY STEPS

1.    enable

2.    configure terminal

3.    router isis area-tag

4.    address-family ipv6 [unicast | multicast]

5.    no adjacency-check


DETAILED STEPS
  Command or Action Purpose
Step 1
enable


Example:

Router> enable

 

Enables privileged EXEC mode.

  • Enter your password if prompted.
 
Step 2
configure terminal


Example:

Router# configure terminal

 

Enters global configuration mode.

 
Step 3
router isis area-tag


Example:

Router(config)# router isis area2

 

Enables IS-IS for the specified IS-IS routing process, and enters router configuration mode.

 
Step 4
address-family ipv6 [unicast | multicast]


Example:

Router(config-router)# address-family ipv6

 

Specifies the IPv6 address family, and enters address family configuration mode.

  • The unicast keyword specifies the unicast IPv6 unicast address family. By default, the router is placed in configuration mode for the unicast IPv6 address family if the unicast keyword is not specified with the address-family ipv6 command.
 
Step 5
no adjacency-check


Example:

Router(config-router-af)# no adjacency-check

 

Disables the IPv6 protocol-support consistency checks performed on hello packets, allowing IPv6 to be introduced into an IPv4-only network without disrupting existing adjacencies.

  • The adjacency-checkcommand is enabled by default.
 

Disabling IPv4 Subnet Consistency Checks

Perform this task to disable IPv4 subnet consistency checking when forming adjacencies. Cisco IOS software historically makes checks on hello packets to ensure that the IPv4 address is present and has a consistent subnet with the neighbor from which the hello packets are received. To disable this check, use the no adjacency-check command in the router configuration mode. However, if multitopology IS-IS is configured, this check is automatically suppressed, because multitopology IS-IS requires routers to form an adjacency regardless of whether or not all routers on a LAN support a common protocol.

SUMMARY STEPS

1.    enable

2.    configure terminal

3.    router isis area-tag

4.    no adjacency-check


DETAILED STEPS
  Command or Action Purpose
Step 1
enable


Example:

Router> enable

 

Enables privileged EXEC mode.

  • Enter your password if prompted.
 
Step 2
configure terminal


Example:

Router# configure terminal

 

Enters global configuration mode.

 
Step 3
router isis area-tag


Example:

Router(config)# router isis area2

 

Enables IS-IS for the specified IS-IS routing process, and enters router configuration mode.

 
Step 4
no adjacency-check


Example:

Router(config-router-af)# no adjacency-check

 

Disables the IPv6 protocol-support consistency checks performed on hello packets, allowing IPv6 to be introduced into an IPv4-only network without disrupting existing adjacencies.

  • The adjacency-checkcommand is enabled by default.
 

Verifying IPv6 IS-IS Configuration and Operation

SUMMARY STEPS

1.    enable

2.    show ipv6 protocols [summary]

3.    show isis [process-tag] [ipv6 | *] topology

4.    show clns [process-tag] neighbors interface-type interface-number] [area] [detail]

5.    show clns area-tag is-neighbors [type number] [detail]

6.    show isis [process-tag] database [level-1] [level-2] [l1] [l2] [detail] [lspid]

7.    show isis ipv6 rib [ipv6-prefix]


DETAILED STEPS
  Command or Action Purpose
Step 1
enable


Example:

Router> enable

 

Enables privileged EXEC mode.

  • Enter your password if prompted.
 
Step 2
show ipv6 protocols [summary]


Example:

Router# show ipv6 protocols

 

Displays the parameters and current state of the active IPv6 routing processes.

 
Step 3
show isis [process-tag] [ipv6 | *] topology


Example:

Router# show isis topology

 

Displays a list of all connected routers running IS-IS in all areas.

 
Step 4
show clns [process-tag] neighbors interface-type interface-number] [area] [detail]


Example:

Router# show clns neighbors detail

 

Displays end system (ES), intermediate system (IS), and multitopology IS-IS (M-ISIS) neighbors.

 
Step 5
show clns area-tag is-neighbors [type number] [detail]


Example:

Router# show clns is-neighbors detail

 

Displays IS-IS adjacency information for IS-IS neighbors.

  • Use the detail keyword to display the IPv6 link-local addresses of the neighbors.
 
Step 6
show isis [process-tag] database [level-1] [level-2] [l1] [l2] [detail] [lspid]


Example:

Router# show isis database detail

 

Displays the IS-IS link-state database.

  • In this example, the contents of each LSP are displayed using the detail keyword.
 
Step 7
show isis ipv6 rib [ipv6-prefix]


Example:

Router# show isis ipv6 rib

 

Displays the IPv6 local RIB.

 

Configuration Examples for IPv6 Routing: IS-IS Support for IPv6

Example: Customizing IPv6 IS-IS

The following example advertises the IPv6 default route (::/0)--with an origin of Ethernet interface 0/0/1--with all other routes in router updates sent on Ethernet interface 0/0/1. This example also sets an administrative distance for IPv6 IS-IS to 90, defines the maximum number of equal-cost paths that IPv6 IS-IS will support as 3, and configures a summary prefix of 2001:DB8::/24 for IPv6 IS-IS.

router isis 
 address-family ipv6
 default-information originate
 distance 90
 maximum-paths 3
 summary-prefix 2001:DB8::/24
 exit

Example: Disabling IPv6 Protocol-Support Consistency Checks

The following example disables the adjacency-check command to allow a network administrator to configure IPv6 IS-IS on the router without disrupting the existing adjacencies:

router isis 
 address-family ipv6
 no adjacency-check

Example: Configuring IS-IS for IPv6

In the following example, output information about the parameters and current state of that active IPv6 routing processes is displayed using the show ipv6 protocolscommand:

Router# show ipv6 protocols
IPv6 Routing Protocol is "connected"
IPv6 Routing Protocol is "static"
IPv6 Routing Protocol is "isis"
  Interfaces:
    Ethernet0
    Ethernet1
    Serial1
    Loopback1 (Passive)
    Loopback2 (Passive)
    Loopback3 (Passive)
    Loopback4 (Passive)
    Loopback5 (Passive)
  Redistribution:
    Redistributing protocol static at level 1
  Address Summarization:
    L2: 2001:DB8:33::/16  advertised with metric 0
    L2: 2001:DB8:44::/16  advertised with metric 20
    L2: 2001:DB8:66::/16  advertised with metric 10
    L2: 2001:DB8:77::/16  advertised with metric 10

In the following example, output information about all connected routers running IS-IS in all areas is displayed using the show isis topologycommand:

Router# show isis topology
IS-IS paths to level-1 routers
System Id       Metric  Next-Hop        Interface       SNPA
0000.0000.000C 
0000.0000.000D  20      0000.0000.00AA  Se1/0/1         *HDLC*
0000.0000.000F  10      0000.0000.000F  GE0/0/1         0050.e2e5.d01d
0000.0000.00AA  10      0000.0000.00AA  Se1/0/1         *HDLC*
IS-IS paths to level-2 routers
System Id       Metric  Next-Hop        Interface       SNPA
0000.0000.000A  10      0000.0000.000A  GE0/0/3         0010.f68d.f063
0000.0000.000B  20      0000.0000.000A  GE0/0/3         0010.f68d.f063
0000.0000.000C  --
0000.0000.000D  30      0000.0000.000A  GE0/0/3         0010.f68d.f063
0000.0000.000E  30      0000.0000.000A  GE0/0/3         0010.f68d.f063

In the following example, output information to confirm that the local router has formed all the necessary IS-IS adjacencies with other IS-IS neighbors is displayed using the show clns is-neighborscommand. To display the IPv6 link-local addresses of the neighbors, specify the detail keyword.

Router# show clns is-neighbors detail
System Id      Interface   State  Type Priority  Circuit Id         Format
0000.0000.00AA Se1    Up     L1   0         00                 Phase V
  Area Address(es): 49.0001
  IPv6 Address(es): FE80::YYYY:D37C:C854:5
  Uptime: 17:21:38
0000.0000.000F Et0     Up     L1   64        0000.0000.000C.02  Phase V
  Area Address(es): 49.0001
  IPv6 Address(es): FE80::XXXX:E2FF:FEE5:D01D
  Uptime: 17:21:41
0000.0000.000A Et0     Up     L2   64        0000.0000.000C.01  Phase V
  Area Address(es): 49.000b
  IPv6 Address(es): FE80::ZZZZ:F6FF:FE8D:F063
  Uptime: 17:22:06

In the following example, detailed output information about LSPs received from other routers and the IPv6 prefixes they are advertising is displayed using the show isis databasecommand with the detail keyword specified:

Router# show isis database detail
IS-IS Level-1 Link State Database
LSPID                 LSP Seq Num  LSP Checksum  LSP Holdtime  ATT/P/OL
0000.0C00.0C35.00-00  0x0000000C   0x5696        325           0/0/0
  Area Address: 47.0004.004D.0001
  Area Address: 39.0001
  Metric: 10   IS 0000.0C00.62E6.03
  Metric: 0    ES 0000.0C00.0C35
 --More--
0000.0C00.40AF.00-00* 0x00000009   0x8452        608           1/0/0
  Area Address: 47.0004.004D.0001
  Topology: IPv4 (0x0) IPv6 (0x2)
  NLPID: 0xCC 0x8E
  IP Address: 172.16.21.49
  Metric: 10   IS 0800.2B16.24EA.01
  Metric: 10   IS 0000.0C00.62E6.03
  Metric: 0    ES 0000.0C00.40AF
  IPv6 Address: 2001:DB8::/32
  Metric: 10   IPv6 (MT-IPv6) 2001:DB8::/64
  Metric: 5    IS-Extended cisco.03
  Metric: 10   IS-Extended cisco1.03
  Metric: 10    IS (MT-IPv6) cisco.03
IS-IS Level-2 Link State Database:
LSPID                 LSP Seq Num  LSP Checksum  LSP Holdtime      ATT/P/OL
0000.0000.000A.00-00  0x00000059   0x378A        949               0/0/0
  Area Address: 49.000b
  NLPID:        0x8E
  IPv6 Address: 2001:DB8:1:1:1:1:1:1
  Metric: 10         IPv6 2001:DB8:2:YYYY::/64
  Metric: 10         IPv6 2001:DB8:3:YYYY::/64
  Metric: 10         IPv6 2001:DB8:2:YYYY::/64
  Metric: 10         IS-Extended 0000.0000.000A.01
  Metric: 10         IS-Extended 0000.0000.000B.00
  Metric: 10         IS-Extended 0000.0000.000C.01
  Metric: 0          IPv6 11:1:YYYY:1:1:1:1:1/128
  Metric: 0          IPv6 11:2:YYYY:1:1:1:1:1/128
  Metric: 0          IPv6 11:3:YYYY:1:1:1:1:1/128
  Metric: 0          IPv6 11:4:YYYY:1:1:1:1:1/128
  Metric: 0          IPv6 11:5:YYYY:1:1:1:1:1/128
0000.0000.000A.01-00  0x00000050   0xB0AF        491               0/0/0
  Metric: 0          IS-Extended 0000.0000.000A.00
  Metric: 0          IS-Extended 0000.0000.000B.00

The following example shows output from the show isis ipv6 rib command. An asterisk (*) indicates prefixes that have been installed in the master IPv6 RIB as IS-IS routes. Following each prefix is a list of all paths in order of preference, with optimal paths listed first and suboptimal paths listed after optimal paths.

Router# show isis ipv6 rib
 
IS-IS IPv6 process "", local RIB
  2001:DB8:88:1::/64
    via FE80::210:7BFF:FEC2:ACC9/GigabitEthernet2/0/0, type L2  metric 20 LSP [3/7]
    via FE80::210:7BFF:FEC2:ACCC/GigabitEthernet2/1/0, type L2  metric 20 LSP [3/7]
* 2001:DB8:1357:1::/64
    via FE80::202:7DFF:FE1A:9471/GigabitEthernet2/1/0, type L2  metric 10 LSP [4/9]
* 2001:DB8:45A::/64
    via FE80::210:7BFF:FEC2:ACC9/GigabitEthernet2/0/0, type L1  metric 20 LSP [C/6]
    via FE80::210:7BFF:FEC2:ACCC/GigabitEthernet2/1/0, type L1  metric 20 LSP [C/6]
    via FE80::210:7BFF:FEC2:ACC9/GigabitEthernet2/0/0, type L2  metric 20 LSP [3/7]
    via FE80::210:7BFF:FEC2:ACCC/GigabitEthernet2/1/0, type L2  metric 20 LSP [3/7]

Additional References

Related Documents

Related Topic Document Title

IPv6 addressing and connectivity

IPv6 Configuration Guide

Cisco IOS commands

Cisco IOS Master Commands List, All Releases

IPv6 commands

Cisco IOS IPv6 Command Reference

Cisco IOS IPv6 features

Cisco IOS IPv6 Feature Mapping

IPv6 Routing: IS-IS Support for IPv6

"Integrated IS-IS Routing Protocol Overview " module

Standards and RFCs

Standard/RFC Title

RFCs for IPv6

IPv6 RFCs

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Feature Information for IPv6 Routing: IS-IS Support for IPv6

The following table provides release information about the feature or features described in this module. This table lists only the software release that introduced support for a given feature in a given software release train. Unless noted otherwise, subsequent releases of that software release train also support that feature.

Use Cisco Feature Navigator to find information about platform support and Cisco software image support. To access Cisco Feature Navigator, go to www.cisco.com/go/cfn. An account on Cisco.com is not required.

Table 1 Feature Information for IPv6 Routing: IS-IS Support for IPv6
Feature Name Releases Feature Information

IPv6 Routing: IS-IS Support for IPv6

12.2(8)T

12.3

12.2(25)SG

3.2.0SG

15.0(2)SG

12.2(33)SRA

12.2(18)SXE

IPv6 enhancements to IS-IS allow IS-IS to advertise IPv6 prefixes in addition to IPv4 and OSI routes.

The following commands were introduced or modified: address-family ipv6 (IS-IS), adjacency-check, default-information originate (IPv6 IS-IS), distance (IPv6), ipv6 router isis , isis ipv6 metric, maximum-paths (IPv6), prc-interval (IPv6), router isis , show clns neighbors, show ipv6 protocols, show isis database, show isis topology, spf-interval, summary-prefix (IPv6 IS-IS).

IPv6 ISIS Local RIB

12.3(4)T

12.4

12.2(33)SRA

12.2(33)SXH

A router that is running IS-IS IPv6 maintains a local RIB in which it stores all routes to destinations it has learned from its neighbors.

The following command was introduced: show isis ipv6 rib.

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