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IPv6 Link Local/Node Local Ping Discovery



Send a ICMPv6 ping request to all default multicast addresses, and wait to see who responds.


  • wuntee


Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/scanner/discovery/ipv6_multicast_ping
msf auxiliary(ipv6_multicast_ping) > show actions
msf auxiliary(ipv6_multicast_ping) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(ipv6_multicast_ping) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(ipv6_multicast_ping) > run 

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