IPv6 Special Addresses

No network address, no broadcast address

Global unicast range
2000::/3 =
2000:0:0:0:0:0:0:0 – 3FFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF

Unique local unicast range (similar to IPv4 private address)
FC00::/7 =
FC00:0:0:0:0:0:0:0 – FDFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF

Link-local unicast range (similar to IPv4 link-local – 169.*.*.*, for autoconfiguration)
FE80::/10 =
FE80:0:0:0:0:0:0:0 – FEBF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF

Site local unicast range (deprecated)
FEC0::/10 =
FEC0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0 – FEFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF

Multicast range
FF00::/8 =
FF00:0:0:0:0:0:0:0 – FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF

Reserved for examples and documentation
2001:0DB8::/32 =
2001:0DB8:0:0:0:0:0:0 – 2001:0DB8:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF

6to4, the transition system from IPv4 to IPv6
2002::/16 =
2002:0:0:0:0:0:0:0 – 2002:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF

URL syntax with IPv6 address:
http://%5B2001::fa00:1234:5678:1]/
(IPv6 address inside square brackets)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: