What is the equivalent of a broadcast ping in ip6?

Discussion in 'Network Routers' started by boltar2003, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. boltar2003

    boltar2003 Guest


    With IP4 its usually fairly easy to find out all the nodes on a LAN -
    you just ping the broadcast address and most will respond. But IP6
    doesn't support broadcast addresses, only multicast, so is there some
    standard multicast address I could use with ping6 to return all the
    IP6 nodes? Or would I have to use another method entirely?

    Thanks for any help

    boltar2003, Jun 10, 2009
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