Things to think about when Renumbering an IPv6 network

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Author Tim Chown 
Last updated 2006-09-20
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This memo presents a summary of scenarios, issues for consideration and protocol features for IPv6 network renumbering, i.e. achieving the transition from the use of an existing network prefix to a new prefix in an IPv6 network. Its focus lies not in the procedure for renumbering, but as a set of "things to think about" when undertaking such a renumbering exercise.


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