IP-TOKEN(8)                         Linux                        IP-TOKEN(8)

NAME         top

       ip-token - tokenized interface identifier support

SYNOPSIS         top

       ip token { COMMAND | help }

       ip token set TOKEN dev DEV

       ip token del dev DEV

       ip token get [ dev DEV ]

       ip token [ list ]

DESCRIPTION         top

       IPv6 tokenized interface identifier support is used for assigning
       well-known host-part addresses to nodes whilst still obtaining a
       global network prefix from Router advertisements. The primary target
       for tokenized identifiers are server platforms where addresses are
       usually manually configured, rather than using DHCPv6 or SLAAC. By
       using tokenized identifiers, hosts can still determine their network
       prefix by use of SLAAC, but more readily be automatically renumbered
       should their network prefix change [1]. Tokenized IPv6 Identifiers
       are described in the draft [1]: <draft-chown-6man-tokenised-

   ip token set - set an interface token
       set the interface token to the kernel.

       TOKEN  the interface identifier token address.

       dev DEV
              the networking interface.

   ip token del - delete an interface token
       delete the interface token from the kernel.

       dev DEV
              the networking interface.

   ip token get - get the interface token from the kernel
       show a tokenized interface identifier of a particular networking
       device.  Arguments: coincide with the arguments of ip token set but
       the TOKEN must be left out.

   ip token list - list all interface tokens
       list all tokenized interface identifiers for the networking
       interfaces from the kernel.

SEE ALSO         top


AUTHOR         top

       Manpage by Daniel Borkmann

COLOPHON         top

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