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IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (ipngwg WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Bob Hinden , Dr. Steve E. Deering
Last updated 1998-04-07 (Latest revision 1997-04-05)
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This specification defines the addressing architecture of the IP Version 6 protocol [IPV6]. The document includes the IPv6 addressing model, text representations of IPv6 addresses, definition of IPv6 unicast addresses, anycast addresses, and multicast addresses, and an IPv6 nodes required addresses.


Bob Hinden
Dr. Steve E. Deering

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