Considerations For Using Unique Local Addresses

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (v6ops WG)
Authors Bing Liu  , Sheng Jiang 
Last updated 2017-09-14 (latest revision 2017-03-13)
Replaces draft-ietf-v6ops-ula-usage-recommendations
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This document provides considerations for using IPv6 Unique Local Addresses (ULAs). Based on an analysis of different ULA usage scenarios, this document identifies use cases where ULA addresses are helpful as well as potential problems caused by using them.


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Sheng Jiang (

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