Stateless Source Address Mapping for ICMPv6 Packets

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Authors Xing Li  , Dan Wing  , Congxiao Bao  , Ramji Vaithianathan  , Geoff Huston 
Last updated 2011-11-14 (latest revision 2011-07-26)
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A stateless IPv4/IPv6 translator may receive ICMPv6 packets containing non IPv4-translatable addresses as the source that should be passed across the translator as an ICMP packet directed to the the IPv4-translatable destination. This document discusses the considerations and the stateless address mapping algorithms for source address translation in ICMPv6 headers for such cases.


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