Route Information Options in Redirect Messages

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The IPv6 Neighbor Discovery protocol provides a Redirect function allowing routers to inform hosts of a better next hop on the link toward the destination. This document specifies a backward- compatible extension to the Redirect function to allow routers to include forwarding information that the source can associate with the next hop.


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