Python : Convert IPv6 address to decimal and back to IPv6



Tags : python IPv6 decimal

Problem :

Need to convert IPv6 address to decimal number and convert back to IPv6. How to do that?

Solution :

Use the netaddr.IPAddress() function to convert IPv6 to decimal and back to IPv6.

For example :

 // convert decimal number to IPv6 address
 import netaddr
 print str(netaddr.IPAddress(338288524927261089654163772891438416681))

Output :

fe80::202:b3ff:fe1e:8329

 // convert IPv6 address to decimal number
 import netaddr
 print int(netaddr.IPAddress('fe80::202:b3ff:fe1e:8329'))

Output :

338288524927261089654163772891438416681



Tags : python IPv6 decimal

By Adam Ng

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