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OSPFv3 over IPv4 for IPv6 Transition

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Ing-Wher (Helen) Chen , Acee Lindem , Ran Atkinson
Last updated 2015-01-03 (Latest revision 2014-07-02)
Replaced by draft-ietf-ospf-transition-to-ospfv3
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This document defines a mechanism to use IPv4 to transport OSPFv3 packets, in order to facilitate transition from IPv4-only to IPv6 and dual-stack within a routing domain. Using OSPFv3 over IPv4 with the existing OSPFv3 Address Family extension can simplify transition from an OSFPv2 IPv4-only routing domain to an OSPFv3 dual-stack routing domain.


Ing-Wher (Helen) Chen
Acee Lindem
Ran Atkinson

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