Transmission of IPv6 over MS/TP Networks

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MS/TP (Master-Slave/Token-Passing) is a contention-free access method for the TIA-485-A physical layer that is used extensively in building automation networks. This document describes the frame format for transmission of IPv6 packets and the method of forming link-local and statelessly autoconfigured IPv6 addresses on MS/TP networks.


Kerry Lynn (
Jerry Martocci (
Carl Neilson (
Stuart Donaldson (

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