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Éric Vyncke
(Eric Vyncke)

Éric Vyncke is an Area Director for the Internet Area of the IETF.

He currently works at Cisco in the Emerging Technology & Innovation group where he focus on standards, IPv6, telemetry, and security. He joined Cisco in 1997. Éric is also the co-chair of the Belgian IPv6 Council since 2012. His previous work at the IETF were around IPv6, and information model, he is also the co-author of two network security books about layer-2 and IPv6. Finally, Éric is an associated professor at the University of Liège, Belgium, where he graduated with a M.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 1983.

When not reading internet-drafts, Eric enjoys flying Cessna planes and gardening in his garden in Belgium.


Role Group Email
Area Director Digital Emblems (diem)
Area Director Internet Engineering Steering Group (iesg)
Area Director Internet Area Working Group (intarea)
Area Director Extensions for Scalable DNS Service Discovery (dnssd)
Area Director Dynamic Host Configuration (dhc)
Area Director DNS PRIVate Exchange (dprive)
Area Director Internet Area Directorate (intdir)
Area Director DNS Directorate (dnsdir)
Area Director Drone Remote ID Protocol (drip)
Area Director MAC Address Device Identification for Network and Application Services (madinas)
Area Director Stub Network Auto Configuration for IPv6 (snac)
Area Director Static Context Header Compression (schc)
Area Director IPv6 over Networks of Resource-constrained Nodes (6lo)
Area Director Adaptive DNS Discovery (add)
Area Director Internet Area (int)
Area Director Media OPerationS (mops)
Delegate IPv6 Operations (v6ops)
Liaison Member The Tools Team (tools)
Reviewer Internet of Things Directorate (iotdir)
Reviewer Ops Directorate (opsdir)
Reviewer Internet Area Directorate (intdir)
YangCatalog Operator YangCatalog Support (ycsupport)

External Resources

Name Value
GitHub Username evyncke

RFCs (7)

RFC Date Title Cited by
RFC 3585 Aug 2003 IPsec Configuration Policy Information Model 4 RFCs
RFC 5514 Apr 2009 IPv6 over Social Networks
RFC 7381 Oct 2014 Enterprise IPv6 Deployment Guidelines 3 RFCs
RFC 7404 Nov 2014 Using Only Link-Local Addressing inside an IPv6 Network 3 RFCs
RFC 8801 Jul 2020 Discovering Provisioning Domain Names and Data 2 RFCs
RFC 9099 Aug 2021 Operational Security Considerations for IPv6 Networks 5 RFCs
RFC 9511 Nov 2023 Attribution of Internet Probes

Active Internet-Drafts (1)

Expired Internet-Drafts (21)

(Excluding replaced Internet-Drafts.)

Internet-Draft Activity