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Transmission of IPv6 over MS/TP Networks

Document type: Replaced Internet-Draft (6man WG)
Document stream: IETF
Last updated: 2012-09-13 (latest revision 2012-03-12)
Intended RFC status: Unknown
Other versions: (expired, archived): plain text, pdf, html

IETF State: Parked WG Document Dec 2013
Document shepherd: No shepherd assigned

IESG State: Replaced by draft-ietf-6lo-6lobac
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found here:


MS/TP (Master-Slave/Token-Passing) is a contention-free access method for the RS-485 physical layer that is used extensively in building automation networks. This document describes the frame format for transmission of IPv6 packets and the method of forming link-local and statelessly autoconfigured IPv6 addresses on MS/TP networks.


Kerry Lynn <>
Jerry Martocci <>
Carl Neilson <>
Stuart Donaldson <>

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