The IPv6 routing table

The routing table automatically includes directly connected networks (loopback interfaces and destinations on the routing switch itself). Other routes are added when discovered and determined by the routing switch to be the best route to the given destination.

show ipv6 route

[connected [ipv6–destination]]

[static][summary [ipv6–destination]]

Displays the current IPv6 routing table content for the routing switch.

Where there are multiple routes to the same destination, only the route with the lowest administrative distance is entered in the routing table and used to forward traffic to that destination.


Destination IPv6 address to display the routes to.


Shows the switch's interface routes only.


Displays the aggregate count of routes per routing protocol.