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DHCPv6 through Tunnels

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dhc WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Ole Trøan , Marc Blanchet , Xiaohu Xu , Dayong Guo
Last updated 2012-11-05 (Latest revision 2012-04-28)
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state WG Document
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The host configuration protocol DHCPv6 [RFC3315] relies on link-local addresses as source addresses and multicast addresses for destination addresses. However, some tunnel links (e.g., 6rd [RFC5969] ) do not have IPv6 link-local addresses and do not support IPv6 multicast addresses. Taking 6rd as an example, this document specifies how DHCPv6 is used across such tunnel links.


Ole Trøan
Marc Blanchet
Xiaohu Xu
Dayong Guo

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