ndsend man page
ndsend — send a Neighbor Advertisement NDP packet
ndsend address interface
The ndsend utility is called by arpsend(8) for IPv6 addresses to send an unsolicited Neighbor Advertisement ICMPv6 multicast packet announcing a given IPv6 address to all IPv6 nodes as per RFC4861.
Specify the IPv6 address to be advertised.
Specify the network interface to send an advertisement from.
ndsend returns 0 upon successful execution. If something goes wrong, it returns an appropriate error code:
- 1 EXC_USAGE
- 2 EXC_SYSTEM
To send a Neighbor Advertisement ICMPv6 on interface eth0 with IPv6 address 2001:DB8::1:
ndsend 2001:DB8::1 eth0
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This manual page was initially written by Thorsten Schifferdecker <email@example.com> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).