In IPv6, link local addresses belong to the FE80::/10 address block. Link local is the IPv6 equivalent of IPv4's private addressing.
In a computer network, a link-local address is a network address that is valid only for communications within the network segment or the broadcast domain that the host is connected to. Link-local addresses are most often assigned automatically through a process known as stateless address autoconfiguration or link-local address autoconfiguration.Link-local addresses are not guaranteed to be unique beyond their network segment, therefore routers do not forward packets with link-local addresses.
Link-local addresses for IPv4 are defined …