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Old 09-29-2010, 02:49 PM   #1
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How do I get the prefix length of an IPv6 address programatically in AIX?

Is there a way to get the prefix length of an IPv6 address programatically in AIX?

For example, we can read the prefix length of an IPv6 address in a Linux OS from /proc/net/if_inet6.

Or is there a way to getting it from the ioct system call and if so, how and which flag should I be using?

Any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Old 09-30-2010, 01:39 PM   #2
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Hmm, IPv6, not my forte but I know AIX pretty well, please post a detailed example of what you expect and also what you can get from Linux and I'll have a go at finding the answer for AIX.

It will probably come down to an "lsattr -El <device>" command in AIX...


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