Basic Requirements for IPv6 Customer Edge Routers
draft-ietf-v6ops-6204bis-08

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Network Working Group                                           H. Singh
Internet-Draft                                                 W. Beebee
Obsoletes: 6204 (if approved)                        Cisco Systems, Inc.
Intended status: Informational                                 C. Donley
Expires: October 8, 2012                                       CableLabs
                                                                B. Stark
                                                                    AT&T
                                                           O. Troan, Ed.
                                                     Cisco Systems, Inc.
                                                           April 6, 2012

           Basic Requirements for IPv6 Customer Edge Routers
                      draft-ietf-v6ops-6204bis-08

Abstract

   This document specifies requirements for an IPv6 Customer Edge (CE)
   router.  Specifically, the current version of this document focuses
   on the basic provisioning of an IPv6 CE router and the provisioning
   of IPv6 hosts attached to it.  The document also covers IP transition
   technologies.  Two transition technologies in RFC 5969's 6rd and RFC
   6333's DS-Lite are covered in the document.  The document obsoletes
   RFC 6204, if approved.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
     1.1.  Requirements Language  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   2.  Terminology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   3.  Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
     3.1.  Current IPv4 End-User Network Architecture . . . . . . . .  4
     3.2.  IPv6 End-User Network Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
       3.2.1.  Local Communication  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   4.  Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     4.1.  General Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     4.2.  WAN-Side Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     4.3.  LAN-Side Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
     4.4.  Transition Technologies Support  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
       4.4.1.  6rd  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
       4.4.2.  Dual-Stack Lite (DS-Lite)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
     4.5.  Security Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
   5.  IANA Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
   6.  Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
   7.  Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
   8.  References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
     8.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
     8.2.  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
   Appendix A.  Changes from RFC 6204 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
   Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

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1.  Introduction

   This document defines basic IPv6 features for a residential or small-
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