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Validation of IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Options

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (6man WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Fernando Gont , Ron Bonica , Will (Shucheng) LIU
Last updated 2015-09-10 (Latest revision 2015-03-09)
Replaces draft-gont-6man-nd-opt-validation
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This memo specifies validation rules for IPv6 Neighbor Discovery (ND) Options. In order to avoid pathological outcomes, IPv6 implementations validate incoming ND options using these rules.


Fernando Gont
Ron Bonica
Will (Shucheng) LIU

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