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List of ICMPv6 types

A list of the Internet Control Messaging Protocol for IPv6 (ICMPv6) types and codes, and the corresponding literal strings that are available in Vyatta NOS.

Note: The ICMPv6 types and codes are as defined by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).

ICMPv6 type 1: destination-unreachable

Code 0: no-route
No route to destination.
Code 1: communication-prohibited
Communication with destination administratively prohibited.
Code 2
Beyond scope of source address.
Code 3: address-unreachable
Address unreachable.
Code 4: port-unreachable
Port unreachable.
Code 5
Source address failed ingress/egress policy.
Code 6
Reject route to destination.

ICMPv6 type 2: packet-too-big

Packet too big.

ICMPv6 type 3: time-exceeded

Code 0: ttl-zero-during-transit
Hop limit exceeded in transit.
Code 1: ttl-zero-during-reassembly
Fragment reassembly time exceeded.

ICMPv6 type 4: parameter-problem

Code 0: bad-header
Erroneous header field encountered.
Code 1: unknown-header-type
Unrecognized Next Header type encountered.
Code 2: unknown-option
Unrecognized IPv6 option encountered.

ICMPv6 type 128: echo-request

Echo request ('ping').

ICMPv6 type 129: echo-reply

Echo reply ('pong').

ICMPv6 type 133: router-solicitation

Router solicitation.

ICMPv6 type 134: router-advertisement

Router advertisement.

ICMPv6 type 135: neighbor-solicitation

Neighbor solicitation.

ICMPv6 type 136: neighbor-advertisement

Neighbor advertisement.