ndsend man page

ndsend — send a Neighbor Advertisement NDP packet

Synopsis

ndsend address interface

Description

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.

Options

address
Specify the IPv6 address to be advertised.
interface
Specify the network interface to send an advertisement from.

Exit Status

ndsend returns 0 upon successful execution. If something goes wrong, it returns an appropriate error code:

1 EXC_USAGE
Usage error
2 EXC_SYSTEM
System error

Examples

To send a Neighbor Advertisement ICMPv6 on interface eth0 with IPv6 address 2001:DB8::1:

ndsend 2001:DB8::1 eth0

See Also

arpsend(8), vzctl(8).

License

Copyright (C) 2000-2011, Parallels, Inc. Licensed under GNU GPL.

Author

This manual page was initially written by Thorsten Schifferdecker <tsd@debian.systs.org> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

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18 Mar 2012 OpenVZ Containers