Validation of IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Options

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (6man WG)
Authors Fernando Gont  , Ron Bonica  , Will LIU 
Last updated 2015-09-10 (latest revision 2015-03-09)
Replaces draft-gont-6man-nd-opt-validation
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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.


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Will LIU (

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