The IPv6 communication model
draft-yamamoto-wideipv6-comm-model-00

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Authors 加藤 明洋  , Atsushi Onoe  , Kazuhiko Yamamoto 
Last updated 1996-09-23
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Abstract

This memo discusses semantics of communication with IPv6 addresses. This model introduces three address scope classes, node-local, site-local, and global, for both IPv6 unicast and multicast addresses. For a given packet, all addresses in the packet including those in the routing header must be in the same address scope class. Since the sockaddr_in6 address data structure is extended to be able to hold an interface index number, a kernel and applications can exchange interface information. A source address is uniquely determined with the destination address and the outgoing interface. This memo also clarifies packet processing mechanism for the input, forward, and output function.

Authors

加藤 明洋 (akato@po.ntts.co.jp)
Atsushi Onoe (onoe@sm.sony.co.jp)
Kazuhiko Yamamoto (kazu@iijlab.net)

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