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Obsoleting the IPv6 Endpoint Identifier (EID) Option

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual in ops area)
Expired & archived
Author Fernando Gont
Last updated 2015-10-14 (Latest revision 2012-11-14)
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
Stream WG state (None)
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IESG IESG state Expired (IESG: Dead)
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Responsible AD Ron Bonica
IESG note Christopher LILJENSTOLPE ( is the document shepherd.
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This document formally deprecates the IPv6 Endpoint Identification (EID) option (hex value 0x8a), thus cleaning up the corresponding IANA registry.


Fernando Gont

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