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IPv6 Unicast Address Types

Global Unicast Address

This address has a global scope with the same purpose as IPv4 public address.

Link Local Address

This address has a local scope and cannot be used outside the link (i.e. network segment or broadcast address) and non routable. Normally has the following prefix:


Loopback Address

This address corresponds to the software loopback interface of the network card and doesn't necessarily requires hardware associated with it. Normally has the following address:


Unspecified Address

This address indicates an absence of address. This is represented by the following:


Unique Local Address

This is analogous to IPv4 private networking and has the following range:


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