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Dynamic Allocation Guidelines for Network Prefix-based IPv6 Multicast Addresses

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Author Brian Haberman
Last updated 2000-03-13
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Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


With the current multicast address architecture and the proposed multicast address architecture, a set of guidelines is needed for multicast address allocation servers to use in assigning IPv6 multicast addresses. The purpose of these rules is to reduce the possibility of address collision not only at layer 3, but also on devices at layer 2.


Brian Haberman

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