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Install latest/stable of radvd-gael

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

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sudo snap install radvd-gael

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Router Advertisement Daemon

This is NOT an original piece of work, just a snap of radvd

The Router Advertisement Daemon (radvd) is an open-source software product that implements link-local advertisements of IPv6 router addresses and IPv6 routing prefixes using the Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP) as specified in RFC 2461.

This product includes software developed by the authors which are mentioned at the start of the source files and other contributors.

Authors of radvd

First use

  • Grant firewall-control that may not be automatically granted sudo snap connect radvd-gael:firewall-control

  • Configure radvd sudo vi /var/snap/radvd-gael/current/radvd.conf

  • Restart the service sudo systemctl restart snap.radvd-gael.radvd.service

  • Check the logs sudo snap logs radvd-gael.radvd

  • Dump ICMPv6 packets sudo tcpdump -n -i <<YOUR_INTERFACE>> icmp6


  • Improvements, up to git commit e1f9dbc (2022-06-11)
  • add IPV6_DROP_MEMBERSHIP to clean up resources when reload or restart


  • Improvements, up to git commit 16e1139 (2022-03-20)


  • First release of radvd-gael v2.19 on amd64, armhf & arm64

Details for radvd-gael

  • BSD-4-Clause

Last updated
  • 12 June 2022


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