ip-addrlabel - protocol address label management

ip addrlabel { COMMAND | help }

ip addrlabel { add | del } prefix PREFIX [ dev DEV ] [ label NUMBER ]

ip addrlabel { list | flush }

IPv6 address labels are used for address selection; they are described in RFC 3484. Precedence is managed by userspace, and only the label itself is stored in the kernel.

add an address label entry to the kernel.

the outgoing interface.
the label for the prefix. 0xffffffff is reserved.

delete an address label entry from the kernel. Arguments: coincide with the arguments of ip addrlabel add but the label is not required.

list the current address label entries in the kernel.

flush all address labels in the kernel. This does not restore any default settings.


Manpage by Yoshifuji Hideaki / 吉藤英明

20 Dec 2011 iproute2