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Simple procedures for Detecting Network Attachment in IPv6

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Suresh Krishnan , Greg Daley
Last updated 2008-02-25
Replaced by RFC 6059
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-dna-simple
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Detecting Network Attachment allows hosts to assess if its existing addressing or routing configuration is valid for a newly connected network. This document provides simple procedures for detecting network attachment in IPv6 hosts, and procedures for routers to support such services.


Suresh Krishnan
Greg Daley

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