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Embedding Globally-Routable Internet Addresses Considered Harmful
RFC 4085

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From: The IESG <>
To: IETF-Announce <>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>, 
    grow mailing list <>, 
    grow chair <>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'Embedding Globally Routable Internet 
         Addresses Considered Harmful' to BCP 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Embedding Globally Routable Internet Addresses Considered Harmful '
   <draft-ietf-grow-embed-addr-06.txt> as a BCP

This document is the product of the Global Routing Operations Working 

The IESG contact persons are David Kessens and Dan Romascanu.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary
 This document means to clarify best current practices in the Internet
 community.  Internet hosts should not contain globally routable
 Internet Protocol addresses embedded within firmware or elsewhere as
 part of their default configuration such that it influences run-time
Working Group Summary
 This document is a product of the grow working group.
Protocol Quality
 David Kessens reviewed this document for the IESG.

RFC Editor Note