IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration' to Draft Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration ' <draft-ietf-ipv6-rfc2462bis-09.txt> as a Draft Standard This document is the product of the IP Version 6 Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Margaret Wasserman and Mark Townsley. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-ipv6-rfc2462bis-09.txt
Technical Summary This document specifies the steps a host takes in deciding how to autoconfigure its interfaces in IP version 6. The autoconfiguration process includes generating a link-local address, generating global addresses via stateless address autoconfiguration, and the Duplicate Address Detection procedure to verify the uniqueness of the addresses on a link. This document is an update to RFC2462, based on implementation and deployment experience. Working Group Summary This document was produced by the IPv6 WG. Protocol Quality This document was reviewed for the IESG by Margaret Wasserman.