ITdojo’s v6 Vertex #1: Viewing IPv6 Neighbors on OS X

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v6 Vertex – Quick Tips & Pointers for IPv6 Users

ITdojo’s v6 Vertex is an ever-expanding set of quick tips and useful advice for using IPv6 in your network.

For Apple OSX Users:
If you need to view the IPv6 neighbor information on your OS X powered device all you need to do is open a terminal and use the NDP command.

To view your current list of IPv6 neighbors (with hostname and MAC address), use: ndp -a

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To view IPv6 addresses rather than names: ndp -an

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To view your default router (if you have one): ndp -r or ndp -rn


Colin Weaver

About the Author

Colin Weaver

Colin Weaver is co-owner and lead instructor at ITdojo, Inc., a network security and information assurance training center and consulting firm located in Virginia Beach, VA. His passion for technology, networks, and security has led him to become enthralled with the idea of IPv6 and its implementation. In this blog he will share with you glimpses of what he has learned and a hint at what you’ll learn in his classes.