Manual Reference Pages  - IP-ADDRLABEL (8)


ip-addrlabel - protocol address label management




    ip [ OPTIONS ] addrlabel { COMMAND | help }

    OPTIONS := { -V[ersion] | -s[tatistics] | -r[esolve] | -f[amily] { inet | inet6 | ipx | dnet | link } | -o[neline] }

    ip addrlabel { add | del } prefix PREFIX [ dev DEV ] [ label NUMBER ]

    ip addrlabel { list | flush }


IPv6 address label is used for address selection described in RFC 3484. Precedence is managed by userspace, and only label is stored in kernel.

    ip addrlabel add - add an address label

the command adds an address label entry to the kernel.
prefix PREFIX
dev DEV
  the outgoing interface.
label NUMBER
  the label for the prefix. 0xffffffff is reserved.

    ip addrlabel del - delete an address label

the command deletes an address label entry in the kernel. Arguments: coincide with the arguments of ip addrlabel add but label is not required.

    ip addrlabel list - list address labels

the command show contents of address labels.

    ip addrlabel flush - flush address labels

the command flushes the contents of address labels and it does not restore default settings.




Manpage by Yoshifuji Hideaki / 吉藤英明

iproute2 IP-ADDRLABEL (8) 20 Dec 2011
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