A Discard Prefix for IPv6
draft-hilliard-v6ops-ipv6-discard-prefix-00

 
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-hilliard-v6ops-ipv6-discard-prefix-00.txt

Abstract

Remote triggered black hole filtering describes a method of mitigating against denial-of-service attacks by selectively discarding traffic based on source or destination address. This document explains why a unique IPv6 prefix should be formally assigned by IANA for the purpose of facilitating IPv6 remote triggered black hole filtering.

Authors

Nick Hilliard (nick@inex.ie)

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