IPv6 Node Requirements

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (6man WG)
Authors Tim Chown  , John Loughney  , Timothy Winters 
Last updated 2017-04-27 (latest revision 2017-03-13)
Replaced by RFC 8504
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This document defines requirements for IPv6 nodes. It is expected that IPv6 will be deployed in a wide range of devices and situations. Specifying the requirements for IPv6 nodes allows IPv6 to function well and interoperate in a large number of situations and deployments. This document obsoletes RFC 6434, and in turn RFC 4294.


Tim Chown (tim.chown@jisc.ac.uk)
John Loughney (john.loughney@nokia.com)
Timothy Winters (twinters@iol.unh.edu)

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)