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IPv6 Enterprise Network Renumbering Scenarios and Guidelines

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Sheng Jiang , Bing Liu , Brian E. Carpenter
Last updated 2012-02-10 (Latest revision 2011-12-07)
Replaced by RFC 6879
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-6renum-enterprise
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This document analyzes enterprise renumbering events and describes the best current practice among the existing renumbering mechanisms. According to the different stages of renumbering events, considerations and best current practices are described in three categories: during network design, for preparation of renumbering, and during a renumbering operation. A gap inventory is listed at the end of this document.


Sheng Jiang
Bing Liu
Brian E. Carpenter

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