Simple procedures for Detecting Network Attachment in IPv6

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Authors Suresh Krishnan  , Greg Daley 
Last updated 2008-02-25 (latest revision 2007-11-07)
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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.


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