IPv6 Stateless auto-configuration issues due to loss of IPv6 Router Solicitation messages

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Authors Suresh Krishnan  , Olaf Bonness 
Last updated 2010-08-26
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The IPv6 stateless auto-configuration(SLAAC) mechanism allows a host to generate its own addresses using a combination of locally available information and information advertised by routers. This document describes a failure scenario for SLAAC and discusses how hosts can recover from this failure in a properly configured network.


Suresh Krishnan (suresh.krishnan@ericsson.com)
Olaf Bonness (olaf.bonness@telekom.de)

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