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IPv6 Hop-by-Hop Options Processing Procedures

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Bob Hinden , Gorry Fairhurst
Last updated 2021-12-04 (Latest revision 2021-06-02)
Replaced by draft-ietf-6man-hbh-processing
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This document specifies procedures for how IPv6 Hop-by-Hop options are processed. It modifies the procedures specified in the IPv6 Protocol Specification (RFC8200) to make processing of IPv6 Hop-by- Hop options practical with the goal of making IPv6 Hop-by-Hop options useful to deploy and use in the Internet. When published, this document updates RFC8200.


Bob Hinden
Gorry Fairhurst

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