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When I reading a doc:

Logical properties settings include:
- Protocol family:
  inet 
  inet6 
  iso 
  mpls 
  bridge/ethernet-switching

I don't know the inet, inet6, and iso meaning there, I searched the google, find a iNet, is them equals? who can help understanding them?

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each protocol will provide a routing table for their given address space or work with each other to provide routing between address spaces:

inet represents IPv4 addressing such as 8.8.8.8

inet6 represents IPv6 addressing such as 2001:4860:4860::8888

ISO CLNS. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Connectionless Network Service (CLNS) protocol is a standard for the network layer of the Open System Interconnection (OSI) model

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) is a type of data-carrying technique for high-performance telecommunications networks. MPLS directs data from one network node to the next based on short path labels rather than long network addresses

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inet usually refers to IPv4, inet6 to IPv6.

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To be clearer, inet is a short for Internet. And IPvX stands for Internet Protocol version X.
So indeed inet will be regular Internet Protocol (v4) and inet6 the v6 of the Internet Protocol.

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