Shimmed IPv4/IPv6 Address Network Translation Interface (SHANTI)

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Author Brian Carpenter 
Last updated 2007-11-07
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There is a pragmatic need for a packet-level translation mechanism between IPv4 and IPv6, for scenarios where no other mode of IPv4 to IPv6 interworking is possible. The mechanism defined here uses a shim in both the translator and the IPv6 host to mitigate the problems introduced by stateless translation.


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