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Re: IPv6 MIB:ipv6PrefixTable implementation

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Subject: Re: IPv6 MIB:ipv6PrefixTable implementation
From: Shirley Ma <xma@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2003 16:33:13 -0800
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Hi, Alexy,

> preferred time is not an attribute of a prefix at all,
> it is attribute of address, is not it? Unless the prefix is used
> to install local address it does not make sense, right?

The new IPv6 MIBs said that the preferred time is saved in the prefix
not in the address table.
Also, not every onlink prefix is saved in the routing table, for example,
if there
is already a manual address configured for an interface with the same

Shirley Ma
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