IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (ipngwg WG)
Authors Bob Hinden  , Steve Deering
Last updated 1998-04-07 (latest revision 1997-04-05)
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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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 (bob.hinden@nokia.com)
Steve Deering (deering@cisco.com)

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