Basic Requirements for IPv6 Customer Edge Routers with HNCP
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IPv6 Operations (v6ops)                                J. Palet Martinez
Internet-Draft                                         Consulintel, S.L.
Obsoletes: 7084 (if approved)                              June 10, 2017
Intended status: Informational
Expires: December 12, 2017

      Basic Requirements for IPv6 Customer Edge Routers with HNCP
                 draft-palet-v6ops-rfc7084-bis4-hncp-00

Abstract

   This document specifies minimum requirements for an IPv6 Customer
   Edge (CE) router.  Specifically, the current version of this document
   focuses on the basic provisioning of an IPv6 CE router and the
   provisioning of IPv6 hosts attached to it.  Includes support of HNCP
   ([RFC7788]) for automated provisioning of downstream routers.  The
   document obsoletes RFC 7084.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  Requirements Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Architecture  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.1.  Current IPv4 End-User Network Architecture  . . . . . . .   4
     3.2.  IPv6 End-User Network Architecture  . . . . . . . . . . .   4
       3.2.1.  Local Communication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   4.  Requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     4.1.  General Requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     4.2.  WAN-Side Configuration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     4.3.  LAN-Side Configuration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     4.4.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   5.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   6.  Contributors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   7.  ANNEX A: Changes from RFC7084 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   8.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     8.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     8.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   Author's Address  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18

1.  Introduction

   This document defines basic IPv6 features for a residential or small-
   office router, referred to as an "IPv6 CE router", in order to
   establish an industry baseline for features to be implemented on such
   a router.

   These routers typically also support IPv4, at least in the LAN side.

   This document specifies how an IPv6 CE router automatically
   provisions its WAN interface, acquires address space for provisioning
   of its LAN interfaces, and fetches other configuration information
   from the service provider network.  Automatic provisioning of more
   complex topology than a single router with multiple LAN interfaces
   may be handled by means of HNCP ([RFC7788]).

   This document doesn't cover the specific details of each possible
   access technology.  For example, if the CE is supporting built-in or
   external 3GPP/LTE interfaces, [RFC7849] is a relevant reference.  See
   [RFC4779] for a discussion of options available for deploying IPv6 in
   wireline service provider access networks.
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