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IPv6 Universal Extension Header
draft-gont-6man-rfc6564bis-01

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Fernando Gont , Will (Shucheng) LIU , Suresh Krishnan , Hagen Paul Pfeifer
Last updated 2016-03-19 (Latest revision 2015-09-16)
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Abstract

In IPv6, optional internet-layer information is encoded in separate headers that may be placed between the IPv6 header and the transport- layer header. There are a small number of such extension headers currently defined. This document describes the issues that can arise when defining new extension headers and specifies a new IPv6 Extension Header - the Universal Extension Header - that overcomes the aforementioned problem, while enabling the extensibility of IPv6. Finally, this document formally obsoletes RFC 6564.

Authors

Fernando Gont
Will (Shucheng) LIU
Suresh Krishnan
Hagen Paul Pfeifer

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