The use of RIPng

Gert Doering gert at
Thu Jun 3 10:11:30 CEST 2010


On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 09:36:40AM +0200, sthaug at wrote:
> > > PRO TIP: a router with no IP address configured on any interface won't run
> > > OSPFv2.
> > 
> > Why would anyone want OSPFv2?
> Presumably because OSPFv3 didn't use to support IPv4 (e.g. Juniper got
> their OSPFv3 IPv4 support in JunOS 9.2).

Thanks for emphasizing the point :-) - I was under the assumption that
this discussion was about IPv6, not about legacy routing protocols.

So "why would anyone want OSPFv2" (in an IPv6 routing protocols discussion)?

Gert Doering
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