ipv6 next-hop link-local

Daniel Roesen dr at cluenet.de
Tue Feb 15 22:02:36 CET 2011

On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 09:35:33PM +0100, Roger Wiklund wrote:
> Are you making any efforts to keeping it consistent? I.E specifying
> interface and link-local as next-hop even for static routes?

That would be quite bad practise as the link-local address is
"volatile". Dynamic routing protocols using LL next-hops aren't a
problem as the next-hops are dynamically "computed", but you don't want
to change your static routes because you e.g. changed interace (thus MAC
address on Ethernet) on the device the next-hop resides on.

Best regards,

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