Optimistic Duplicate Address Detection

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Optimistic DAD is an interoperable modification of the existing IPv6 Neighbour Discovery (RFC2461) and Stateless Address Autoconfiguration (RFC2462) process. The intention is to minimize address configuration delays in the successful case without greatly increasing disruption in the less likely failure case, and while remaining interoperable with unmodified nodes.


Nick Moore (nick.moore@monash.edu)

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