Wireline Incremental IPv6
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, v6ops mailing list <email@example.com>, v6ops chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Document Action: 'Wireline Incremental IPv6' to Informational RFC (draft-ietf-v6ops-wireline-incremental-ipv6-06.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Wireline Incremental IPv6' (draft-ietf-v6ops-wireline-incremental-ipv6-06.txt) as Informational RFC This document is the product of the IPv6 Operations Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Ronald Bonica and Benoit Claise. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-v6ops-wireline-incremental-ipv6/
Technical Summary Operators worldwide are in various stages of preparing for, or deploying IPv6 into their networks. The operators often face difficult challenges related to both IPv6 introduction along with those related to IPv4 run out. Operators will need to meet the simultaneous needs of IPv6 connectivity and continue support for IPv4 connectivity for legacy devices with a stagnant supply of IPv4 addresses. The IPv6 transition will take most networks from an IPv4- only environment to an IPv6 dominant environment with long transition period varying by operator. This document helps provide a framework for wireline providers who are faced with the challenges of introducing IPv6 along with meeting the legacy needs of IPv4 connectivity utilizing well defined and commercially available IPv6 transition technologies. Working Group Summary The working group process was pretty straightforward. To the shepherd's knowledge, while every operator has not taken (or considered) taking every step laid out, there is no dissent regarding the approach. What the framework lays out is what steps make sense at the various decision points and how they should be thought through. Document Quality The framework is well written and has stood up under review. Personnel The Document Shepherd is Fred Baker. The Responsible AD is Ron Bonica.