Noticed IPv6 in a switch today

Mark Smith nanog at
Sat Jan 30 02:40:49 CET 2010

On Fri, 29 Jan 2010 17:35:45 -0800
Ted Mittelstaedt <tedm at> wrote:

> Hi All,
>    Apologies if this is old news to anyone but I noticed
> today after completing a firmware update on a Netgear GS724TS
> that it now appears to have IPv6 filtering capability.  I
> don't recall seeing it in the switch interface before.

Does it look to have any other IPv6 oriented features, e.g. MLD
snooping, SAVI? What level of filtering does it have?

>     I thought it was interesting as it's the first "lower-end,
> non-enterprise" ethernet switch I've seen that even mentioned IPv6
> Ted

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