IPv6 Backbone Router

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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (6lo WG)
Authors Pascal Thubert  , Charles Perkins  , Eric Levy-Abegnoli 
Last updated 2019-08-08 (latest revision 2019-02-04)
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This document updates RFC 4861 and RFC 8505 in order to enable proxy services for IPv6 Neighbor Discovery by Routing Registrars called Backbone Routers. Backbone Routers are placed along the wireless edge of a Backbone, and federate multiple wireless links to form a single MultiLink Subnet.


Pascal Thubert (pthubert@cisco.com)
Charles Perkins (charliep@computer.org)
Eric Levy-Abegnoli (elevyabe@cisco.com)

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