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IPv6 Local Neighbor Discovery



Enumerate local IPv6 hosts which respond to Neighbor Solicitations with a link-local address. Note, that like ARP scanning, this usually cannot be performed beyond the local broadcast network.


  • belch


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_neighbor
msf auxiliary(ipv6_neighbor) > show actions
msf auxiliary(ipv6_neighbor) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(ipv6_neighbor) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(ipv6_neighbor) > run 

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