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Routing of Scoped Addresses in the Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (ipngwg WG)
Expired & archived
Author Brian Haberman
Last updated 2000-03-03
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This document outlines a mechanism for generating forwarding tables that include scoped IPv6 addresses. It defines a set of rules for routers to implement in order to forward packets addressed to scoped unicast or multicast addresses regardless of the routing protocol. These rules apply to all scoped addresses.


Brian Haberman

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