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 9  TCP/IP Lower-Layer (Interface, Internet and Transport) Protocols (OSI Layers 2, 3 and 4)
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Target Link-Layer Address Option Format

The counterpart of Source Link-Layer Address, this option carries the link-layer address corresponding to the Target Address field in Neighbor Advertisement and Redirect messages; see Table 116 and Figure 165.


Table 116: ICMPv6 Target Link-Layer Address Option Format

Field Name

Size (bytes)

Description

Type

1

Type: Identifies the ICMPv6 option type. For the Target Link-Layer Address option, the value is 2.

Length

1

Length: The length of the entire option (including the Type and Length fields), expressed in units of 8 octets (64 bits).

Target Link-Layer Address

Variable

Target Link-Layer Address: The link-layer (layer two) address of the target device.



Figure 165: ICMPv6 Target Link-Layer Address Option Format

 


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