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PCP Server Discovery in IPv6 Multihoming

Document type: Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Last updated: 2012-12-25 (latest revision 2012-06-23)
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A multihomed network may have a PCP server on each router connecting to each upstream network, providing firewall or prefix translation functions to hosts in the network. In these networks, a PCP client needs to discover all of those PCP servers and then send PCP requests to them individually. This document proposes a multicast mechanism to discover PCP servers.


Tirumaleswar Reddy <>
Prashanth Patil <>
Dan Wing <>
Fred Baker <>

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