Interface Identifier Assignment in IPv6 SLAAC

Document Type Withdrawn by IETF Internet-Draft (6man WG)
Authors Shree Joshi  , Sven Ooghe 
Last updated 2010-03-22
Replaces draft-joshi-6man-neighbor-inform
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This document proposes an optional mechanism as part of IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration for distribution of unique interface identifiers to IPv6 hosts on a link. Hosts can then use these unique interface identifiers to generate unique autoconfigured link local and global unicast addresses. This mechanism is intended for use in networks where link layer identifiers are used for generating interface identifiers and where non unique link layer identifiers will result in duplicate link local addresses. An example of such network is Ethernet Broadband access networks.


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