Considerations For Using Unique Local Addresses

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This document provides considerations for using IPv6 Unique Local Addresses (ULAs). It identifies cases where ULA addresses are helpful as well as potential problems that their use could introduce, based on an analysis of different ULA usage scenarios.


Bing Liu (
Sheng Jiang (

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