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(usagi-users 03996) Re: how to supress RA on linux

thanks Parmendra
With this inteface doesnot have autoconf ipv6 address
but still interface receives default gateway , i mean since it accepts RA, interface calculates default GW from the RA
Is there some way to stop this, so that default gateway will not be calculated from RA

On Nov 20, 2007 5:26 PM, Pramendra Singh <pramendrasingh_it@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

sorry for creating confusion with my last mail..

Vaun is right. set 0 to
/proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/accept_ra to sppress RA

and u can supress autoconfiguration of ipv6 address
with setting 0 to


--- Anjali Gajendragadkar < anjali1004@xxxxxxxxx>

> I have a linux PC ( - kernel) with ipv6
> enabled and assigned
> it an static IP address
> The PC also receives RA as Router is enabled and
> configured with IPV6 prefix.
> Thus my PC has three address
> 1. Static IPv6 address
> 2. From router advertisment RA (prefix+MAC address)
> 3. Link local address
> my questions
> 1.  is it possible to supress RA on the linux PC, so
> that PC will not
> generate IPV6 address using this
> 2. can link local address be supressed
> -Anjali

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