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Neighbor Proxy Daemon for IPv6 module


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Version information

  • 1.0.2 (latest)
  • 1.0.1
  • 1.0.0
  • 0.1.0
  • 0.0.1
released Aug 21st 2018
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2017.1.x, 2016.5.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >=2.7.20 <6.0.0
  • ,

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  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'thias-npd6', '1.0.2'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add thias-npd6
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install thias-npd6 --version 1.0.2

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thias/npd6 — version 1.0.2 Aug 21st 2018



Install, configure and enable the Neighbor Proxy Daemon for IPv6. See for more details.

  • npd6 : Main class

Options for /etc/npd6.conf. See npd6.conf(5) for details :

  • prefix : Mandatory IPv6 prefix
  • interface : Defaults to eth0
  • prefix_interface : Additional prefix => interface pairs
  • ralogging
  • listtype
  • addrlist : Array
  • exprlist : Array
  • listlogging
  • collecttargets
  • linkoption
  • ignorelocal
  • routerna
  • maxhops
  • pollerrorlimit

Red Hat Enterprise Linux packages may be found on


In the following example, all Neighbor Solicitation requests on the specified interface and for any address contained in the specified prefix will be answered.

Puppet DSL :

class { '::npd6':
  prefix    => '2001:db8:2:60a6::/64',
  interface => 'br0',

Hiera YAML :

  - '::npd6'
npd6::prefix: '2001:db8:2:60a6::/64'
npd6::interface: 'br0'