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IPv6 Addressing of IPv6/IPv4 Translators

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Author Dave Thaler
Last updated 2009-08-27 (Latest revision 2009-07-06)
Replaced by draft-ietf-behave-translator-addressing
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document discusses how an individual IPv6 address can be algorithmically translated to a corresponding IPv4 address, and vice versa, using only statically configured information. This technique is used in IPv6/IPv4 translators, as well as other types of proxies and gateways (e.g., for DNS) used in IPv6/IPv4 scenarios.


Dave Thaler

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