Path MTU Discovery for IP version 6
RFC 8201

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Document history

Date Rev. By Action
2017-07-14
08 (System)
Received changes through RFC Editor sync (created alias RFC 8201, changed abstract to 'This document describes Path MTU Discovery (PMTUD) for IP version 6.  It ...
2017-07-14
08 (System) RFC published
2017-07-11
08 (System) RFC Editor state changed to AUTH48-DONE from AUTH48
2017-06-29
08 (System) RFC Editor state changed to AUTH48 from RFC-EDITOR
2017-06-26
08 (System) RFC Editor state changed to RFC-EDITOR from EDIT
2017-06-02
08 (System) RFC Editor state changed to EDIT
2017-06-02
08 (System) IESG state changed to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent
2017-06-02
08 (System) Announcement was received by RFC Editor
2017-06-02
08 (System) IANA Action state changed to No IC from In Progress
2017-06-02
08 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress
2017-06-02
08 Amy Vezza IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent from Approved-announcement to be sent
2017-06-02
08 Amy Vezza IESG has approved the document
2017-06-02
08 Amy Vezza Closed "Approve" ballot
2017-06-02
08 Amy Vezza Ballot approval text was generated
2017-06-02
08 Suresh Krishnan IESG state changed to Approved-announcement to be sent from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup
2017-06-01
08 Suresh Krishnan RFC Editor Note was changed
2017-06-01
08 Suresh Krishnan RFC Editor Note was changed
2017-06-01
08 Suresh Krishnan RFC Editor Note was changed
2017-06-01
08 Suresh Krishnan RFC Editor Note for ballot was generated
2017-06-01
08 Suresh Krishnan RFC Editor Note for ballot was generated
2017-06-01
08 Suresh Krishnan RFC Editor Note for ballot was generated
2017-05-29
08 Mirja Kühlewind
[Ballot comment]
Thanks for addressing my discuss. I believe there is an editing nit in section 5.4 now:
"Alternatively, the retransmission could be done in ...
2017-05-29
08 Mirja Kühlewind [Ballot Position Update] Position for Mirja Kühlewind has been changed to No Objection from Discuss
2017-05-27
08 Bob Hinden New version available: draft-ietf-6man-rfc1981bis-08.txt
2017-05-27
08 (System) New version approved
2017-05-27
08 (System) Request for posting confirmation emailed to previous authors: Robert Hinden <bob.hinden@gmail.com>, 6man-chairs@ietf.org
2017-05-27
08 Bob Hinden Uploaded new revision
2017-05-20
07 Benoît Claise [Ballot Position Update] Position for Benoit Claise has been changed to No Objection from Discuss
2017-05-19
07 Alvaro Retana [Ballot Position Update] Position for Alvaro Retana has been changed to No Objection from Discuss
2017-05-19
07 Warren Kumari
[Ballot comment]
I sent email about this to the authors on Feb 23rd - I seem to still have have many of the same questions... ...
2017-05-19
07 Warren Kumari [Ballot Position Update] Position for Warren Kumari has been changed to No Objection from Discuss
2017-05-16
07 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Followup from Revised ID Needed
2017-05-16
07 (System) IANA Review state changed to Version Changed - Review Needed from IANA OK - No Actions Needed
2017-05-16
07 Bob Hinden New version available: draft-ietf-6man-rfc1981bis-07.txt
2017-05-16
07 (System) New version approved
2017-05-16
07 (System) Request for posting confirmation emailed to previous authors: Robert Hinden <bob.hinden@gmail.com>, 6man-chairs@ietf.org
2017-05-16
07 Bob Hinden Uploaded new revision
2017-05-11
06 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to IESG Evaluation::Revised I-D Needed from IESG Evaluation
2017-05-11
06 Benoît Claise
[Ballot discuss]
  Nodes not implementing Path MTU Discovery MUST use the IPv6 minimum
  link MTU defined in [I-D.ietf-6man-rfc2460bis] as the maximum packet
  ...
2017-05-11
06 Benoît Claise
[Ballot comment]
In this document, I see:

  IPv6 nodes SHOULD implement Path MTU Discovery in order to discover
  and take advantage of paths ...
2017-05-11
06 Benoît Claise [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Benoit Claise
2017-05-10
06 Adam Roach
[Ballot comment]
I'd like to add my voice to the concerns expressed regarding RFC2119 language. I understand the desire to only deal with the changed ...
2017-05-10
06 Adam Roach [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Adam Roach
2017-05-10
06 Alissa Cooper [Ballot comment]
I agree with Alvaro's proposed resolution to the 2119 issue, which was also raised by the Gen-ART reviewer.
2017-05-10
06 Alissa Cooper [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Alissa Cooper
2017-05-10
06 Ben Campbell [Ballot comment]
I agree Alvaro's DISCUSS point about 2119 language.
2017-05-10
06 Ben Campbell [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Ben Campbell
2017-05-10
06 Warren Kumari
[Ballot discuss]
The OpsDir review (https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/review-ietf-6man-rfc1981bis-04-opsdir-lc-hares-2017-03-04/ ) raises an interesting point, which I had not occurred to me. If the MTU for a path ...
2017-05-10
06 Warren Kumari
[Ballot comment]
Please also see the OpsDir review....

I sent email about this to the authors on Feb 23rd - I seem to still have ...
2017-05-10
06 Warren Kumari [Ballot Position Update] Position for Warren Kumari has been changed to Discuss from No Record
2017-05-10
06 Alia Atlas [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Alia Atlas
2017-05-10
06 Kathleen Moriarty
[Ballot comment]
Thanks for the agreed text update from the SecDir review that should show up in the next revision:
https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/secdir/TSP93gEx0QW9WDOHUK3X3ipGiMk

I also agree with ...
2017-05-10
06 Kathleen Moriarty [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Kathleen Moriarty
2017-05-10
06 Spencer Dawkins [Ballot comment]
I'm watching the many e-mail threads on IESG ballot positions for this draft, but don't have anything to add.
2017-05-10
06 Spencer Dawkins [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Spencer Dawkins
2017-05-09
06 Terry Manderson [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Terry Manderson
2017-05-09
06 Amanda Baber IANA Review state changed to IANA OK - No Actions Needed from Version Changed - Review Needed
2017-05-09
06 Alexey Melnikov [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Alexey Melnikov
2017-05-08
06 Alvaro Retana
[Ballot discuss]
I'm putting in this point as a DISCUSS because I think that the current text may be confusing and vague.

As others have ...
2017-05-08
06 Alvaro Retana [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Alvaro Retana
2017-05-08
06 Warren Kumari
[Ballot comment]
[ Reminder to myself - I'm leaving this as No Record while looking more... ]

I sent email about this to the authors ...
2017-05-08
06 Warren Kumari Ballot comment text updated for Warren Kumari
2017-05-08
06 Mirja Kühlewind
[Ballot discuss]
I know this is a bis document and my discuss does not address any text that changed in the bis version but given ...
2017-05-08
06 Mirja Kühlewind
[Ballot comment]
1) I agree with Ekr on this sentence:
"Nodes SHOULD appropriately validate the payload of ICMPv6 PTB
  messages to ensure these are ...
2017-05-08
06 Mirja Kühlewind [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Mirja Kühlewind
2017-05-08
06 Deborah Brungard [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Deborah Brungard
2017-05-08
06 Eric Rescorla
[Ballot comment]
Document: draft-ietf-6man-rfc1981bis-06.txt

OVERALL
I see in the shepherd's writeup that you have opted not to cite RFC
2119, but that makes the mixed ...
2017-05-08
06 Eric Rescorla [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Eric Rescorla
2017-05-07
06 Suresh Krishnan IESG state changed to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for Writeup
2017-05-07
06 Suresh Krishnan Ballot has been issued
2017-05-07
06 Suresh Krishnan [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Suresh Krishnan
2017-05-07
06 Suresh Krishnan Created "Approve" ballot
2017-05-07
06 Suresh Krishnan Ballot writeup was changed
2017-05-05
06 Ines Robles Request for Last Call review by RTGDIR Completed: Has Nits. Reviewer: Ines Robles.
2017-04-24
06 Stewart Bryant Request for Telechat review by GENART Completed: Ready with Issues. Reviewer: Stewart Bryant. Sent review to list.
2017-04-23
06 Suresh Krishnan Telechat date has been changed to 2017-05-11 from 2017-04-27
2017-04-19
06 Jean Mahoney Request for Telechat review by GENART is assigned to Stewart Bryant
2017-04-19
06 Jean Mahoney Request for Telechat review by GENART is assigned to Stewart Bryant
2017-04-17
06 Rifaat Shekh-Yusef Request for Telechat review by SECDIR Completed: Has Issues. Reviewer: Rifaat Shekh-Yusef.
2017-04-13
06 Tero Kivinen Request for Telechat review by SECDIR is assigned to Rifaat Shekh-Yusef
2017-04-13
06 Tero Kivinen Request for Telechat review by SECDIR is assigned to Rifaat Shekh-Yusef
2017-04-12
06 Wesley Eddy Closed request for Telechat review by TSVART with state 'Team Will not Review Version'
2017-04-12
06 Wesley Eddy Request for Telechat review by TSVART is assigned to Joseph Touch
2017-04-12
06 Wesley Eddy Request for Telechat review by TSVART is assigned to Joseph Touch
2017-04-07
06 Bob Hinden New version available: draft-ietf-6man-rfc1981bis-06.txt
2017-04-07
06 (System) New version approved
2017-04-07
06 (System) Request for posting confirmation emailed to previous authors: Robert Hinden <bob.hinden@gmail.com>, 6man-chairs@ietf.org
2017-04-07
06 Bob Hinden Uploaded new revision
2017-04-07
05 Suresh Krishnan Placed on agenda for telechat - 2017-04-27
2017-03-31
05 (System) IANA Review state changed to Version Changed - Review Needed from IANA OK - No Actions Needed
2017-03-31
05 Bob Hinden New version available: draft-ietf-6man-rfc1981bis-05.txt
2017-03-31
05 (System) New version approved
2017-03-31
05 (System) Request for posting confirmation emailed to previous authors: Robert Hinden <bob.hinden@gmail.com>, 6man-chairs@ietf.org
2017-03-31
05 Bob Hinden Uploaded new revision
2017-03-28
04 Martin Stiemerling Request for Telechat review by TSVART Completed: Not Ready. Reviewer: Joseph Touch.
2017-03-27
04 Jonathan Hardwick Request for Last Call review by RTGDIR is assigned to Ines Robles
2017-03-27
04 Jonathan Hardwick Request for Last Call review by RTGDIR is assigned to Ines Robles
2017-03-04
04 Susan Hares Request for Last Call review by OPSDIR Completed: Has Issues. Reviewer: Susan Hares. Sent review to list.
2017-03-01
04 (System) IESG state changed to Waiting for Writeup from In Last Call
2017-02-26
04 Suresh Krishnan Removed from agenda for telechat
2017-02-23
04 (System) IANA Review state changed to IANA OK - No Actions Needed from IANA - Review Needed
2017-02-23
04 Sabrina Tanamal
(Via drafts-lastcall@iana.org): IESG/Authors/WG Chairs:

The IANA Services Operator has reviewed draft-ietf-6man-rfc1981bis-04.txt, which is currently in Last Call, and has the following comments:

We understand that ...
2017-02-12
04 Min Ye Request for Last Call review by RTGDIR is assigned to Thomas Clausen
2017-02-12
04 Min Ye Request for Last Call review by RTGDIR is assigned to Thomas Clausen
2017-02-10
04 Alvaro Retana Requested Last Call review by RTGDIR
2017-02-10
04 Martin Stiemerling Request for Telechat review by TSVART is assigned to Joseph Touch
2017-02-10
04 Martin Stiemerling Request for Telechat review by TSVART is assigned to Joseph Touch
2017-02-09
04 Suresh Krishnan Placed on agenda for telechat - 2017-03-02
2017-02-09
04 Stewart Bryant Request for Last Call review by GENART Completed: Almost Ready. Reviewer: Stewart Bryant. Sent review to list.
2017-02-09
04 Tero Kivinen Request for Last Call review by SECDIR Completed: Ready. Reviewer: Rifaat Shekh-Yusef.
2017-02-03
04 Gunter Van de Velde Request for Last Call review by OPSDIR is assigned to Susan Hares
2017-02-03
04 Gunter Van de Velde Request for Last Call review by OPSDIR is assigned to Susan Hares
2017-02-02
04 Jean Mahoney Request for Last Call review by GENART is assigned to Stewart Bryant
2017-02-02
04 Jean Mahoney Request for Last Call review by GENART is assigned to Stewart Bryant
2017-02-02
04 Tero Kivinen Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Rifaat Shekh-Yusef
2017-02-02
04 Tero Kivinen Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Rifaat Shekh-Yusef
2017-02-01
04 Cindy Morgan IANA Review state changed to IANA - Review Needed
2017-02-01
04 Cindy Morgan
The following Last Call announcement was sent out:

From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: "IETF-Announce" <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
CC: ipv6@ietf.org, "Ole Troan" <otroan@employees.org>, suresh.krishnan@ericsson.com, draft-ietf-6man-rfc1981bis@ietf.org, otroan@employees.org, 6man-chairs@ietf.org
Reply-To: ...
2017-02-01
04 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to In Last Call from Last Call Requested
2017-02-01
04 Suresh Krishnan Last call was requested
2017-02-01
04 Suresh Krishnan Ballot approval text was generated
2017-02-01
04 Suresh Krishnan Ballot writeup was generated
2017-02-01
04 Suresh Krishnan IESG state changed to Last Call Requested from AD Evaluation::AD Followup
2017-02-01
04 Suresh Krishnan Last call announcement was changed
2017-01-31
04 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Followup from Revised ID Needed
2017-01-31
04 Bob Hinden New version available: draft-ietf-6man-rfc1981bis-04.txt
2017-01-31
04 (System) New version approved
2017-01-31
04 (System) Request for posting confirmation emailed to previous authors: "Robert Hinden" <bob.hinden@gmail.com>, 6man-chairs@ietf.org
2017-01-31
04 Bob Hinden Uploaded new revision
2017-01-27
03 Bob Hinden
RFC1981bis Writeup
-------------------

Title          : Path MTU Discovery for IP version 6
Authors        : Jack McCann <>
  ...
2017-01-27
03 Suresh Krishnan A new version will be needed to address the AD evaluation comments and the INT dir review by Donald Eastlake.
2017-01-27
03 Suresh Krishnan IESG state changed to AD Evaluation::Revised I-D Needed from AD Evaluation
2017-01-25
03 Donald Eastlake Request for Early review by INTDIR Completed: Ready with Nits. Reviewer: Donald Eastlake.
2017-01-24
03 Suresh Krishnan INT Dir review was not received and reviewer did not respond to reminders from INT Dir secretary.
2017-01-05
03 Carlos Bernardos Request for Early review by INTDIR is assigned to Donald Eastlake
2017-01-05
03 Carlos Bernardos Request for Early review by INTDIR is assigned to Donald Eastlake
2017-01-04
03 Suresh Krishnan IESG state changed to AD Evaluation from Publication Requested
2017-01-04
03 Suresh Krishnan Requested Early review by INTDIR
2016-12-02
03 Bob Hinden
RFC1981bis Writeup
-------------------

Title          : Path MTU Discovery for IP version 6
Authors        : Jack McCann <>
  ...
2016-12-02
03 Bob Hinden Responsible AD changed to Suresh Krishnan
2016-12-02
03 Bob Hinden IETF WG state changed to Submitted to IESG for Publication from WG Consensus: Waiting for Write-Up
2016-12-02
03 Bob Hinden IESG state changed to Publication Requested
2016-12-02
03 Bob Hinden IESG process started in state Publication Requested
2016-11-30
03 Bob Hinden Changed document writeup
2016-11-15
03 Ole Trøan IETF WG state changed to WG Consensus: Waiting for Write-Up from In WG Last Call
2016-11-01
03 Bob Hinden Added to session: IETF-97: 6man  Tue-0930
2016-10-04
03 Bob Hinden New version available: draft-ietf-6man-rfc1981bis-03.txt
2016-10-04
03 (System) New version approved
2016-10-04
02 (System) Request for posting confirmation emailed to previous authors: "Robert Hinden" <bob.hinden@gmail.com>, 6man-chairs@ietf.org
2016-10-04
02 Bob Hinden Uploaded new revision
2016-07-16
02 Ole Trøan Notification list changed to "Ole Troan" <otroan@employees.org>
2016-07-16
02 Ole Trøan Document shepherd changed to Ole Troan
2016-07-16
02 Ole Trøan IETF WG state changed to In WG Last Call from WG Document
2016-05-12
02 Ole Trøan This document now replaces draft-hinden-6man-rfc1981bis instead of None
2016-04-27
02 Bob Hinden New version available: draft-ietf-6man-rfc1981bis-02.txt
2016-03-17
01 Bob Hinden New version available: draft-ietf-6man-rfc1981bis-01.txt
2016-03-16
00 Ole Trøan Changed consensus to Yes from Unknown
2016-03-16
00 Ole Trøan Intended Status changed to Internet Standard from None
2016-03-03
00 Bob Hinden New version available: draft-ietf-6man-rfc1981bis-00.txt