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IPv6 Prefix Properties

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Authors Jouni Korhonen , Sri Gundavelli , Pierrick Seite , Dapeng Liu
Last updated 2016-08-28 (Latest revision 2016-02-25)
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This specification defines an extension to the IPv6 stateless address autoconfiguration procedure. New options with meta data are defined that describe the properties and other prefix class meta data associated with the prefix. The stateless address autoconfiguration procedure and end hosts can make use of the additional properties and class information when selecting source address prefixes for a particular uses and use cases. This specification updates RFC4862.


Jouni Korhonen
Sri Gundavelli
Pierrick Seite
Dapeng Liu

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