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IETF: End Work on IPv4

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (sunset4 WG)
Expired & archived
Author Lee Howard
Last updated 2018-04-19 (Latest revision 2017-09-18)
Replaces draft-howard-ipv6-ietf
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Submitted to IESG for Publication
Document shepherd Marc Blanchet
Shepherd write-up Show Last changed 2017-09-19
IESG IESG state Expired (IESG: Dead)
Action Holders
Consensus boilerplate Yes
Telechat date (None)
Responsible AD Terry Manderson
Send notices to Marc Blanchet <>
IANA IANA review state IANA OK - No Actions Needed

This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


The IETF will stop working on IPv4, except where needed to mitigate documented security issues, to facilitate the transition to IPv6, or to enable IPv4 decommissioning.


Lee Howard

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)