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ICMPv6 Types

This appendix lists the ICMPv6 types defined by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).

The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) has developed a standard that maps a set of integers onto ICMPv6 types. The following table lists the ICMPv6 types and codes defined by the IANA and maps them to the strings literal strings available in the Vyatta router.

Table 1. ICMPv6 types

ICMPv6 Type

Code

Literal

Description

1 - Destination unreachable

destination- unreachable

0

no-route

No route to destination

1

communication-prohibited

Communication with destination administratively prohibited

2

Beyond scope of source address

3

address-unreachable

Address unreachable

4

port-unreachable

Port unreachable

5

Source address failed ingress/egress policy

6

Reject route to destination

2 - Packet too big

0

packet-too-big

3 - Time exceeded

time-exceeded

0

ttl-zero-during-transit

Hop limit exceeded in transit

1

ttl-zero-during-reassembly

Fragment reassembly time exceeded

4 - Parameter problem

parameter-problem

0

bad-header

Erroneous header field encountered

1

unknown-header-type

Unrecognized Next Header type encountered

2

unknown-option

Unrecognized IPv6 option encountered

128 - Echo request

0

echo-request

Echo request (ping)

129 - Echo reply

0

echo-reply

Echo reply (pong)

133 - Router solicitation

0

router-solicitation

Router solicitation

134 - Router advertisement

0

router-advertisement

Router advertisement

135 - Neighbor solicitation

0

neighbor-solicitation (neighbour-solicitation)

Neighbor solicitation

136 - Neighbor advertisement

0

neighbor-advertisement (neighbour-advertisement)

Neighbor advertisement