Broadcast isn’t the same as Multicast.
IPv6 uses multicast exclusively for identifying things that IPv4 uses 
Broadcasts for.
If you provide what Multicast addresses are the most talkative we can identify 
what it is.

> On Sep 16, 2016, at 5:11 PM, Sterling Jacobson <> wrote:
> I'm not getting what all this chatter is on IPv6 on a segment of network.
> I know I only have about 10-20 IPv6 client routers actually grabbing an 
> address on any given segment of my network.
> But this 5-10Mbps of broadcast traffic seems very excessive.
> Any way to stop this?
> My IPv6 stuff is all running on Mikrotik

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