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Analysis of IPv6 Tunnel End-point Discovery Mechanisms

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Authors Jordi Palet Martinez , Miguel Diaz
Last updated 2005-01-24 (Latest revision 2004-10-26)
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To be able to automate setting up IPv6-in-IPv4 tunnels, it is important to be able to automatically determine the tunnel end-point for the tunneling mechanism. This memo presents a short analysis and conclusions on the different approaches for discovering the IPv6 tunnel endpoint on a node.


Jordi Palet Martinez
Miguel Diaz

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