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CONFIG_IPV6_ILA: IPv6: Identifier Locator Addressing (ILA)

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The Linux kernel configuration item CONFIG_IPV6_ILA:

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Support for IPv6 Identifier Locator Addressing (ILA).

ILA is a mechanism to do network virtualization without encapsulation. The basic concept of ILA is that we split an IPv6 address into a 64 bit locator and 64 bit identifier. The identifier is the identity of an entity in communication ("who") and the locator expresses the location of the entity ("where").

ILA can be configured using the "encap ila" option with "ip -6 route" command. ILA is described in

If unsure, say N.



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