Transmission of IPv6 over MS/TP Networks

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (6man WG)
Authors Kerry Lynn  , Jerry Martocci  , Carl Neilson  , Stuart Donaldson 
Last updated 2012-09-13 (latest revision 2012-03-12)
Replaces draft-lynn-6man-6lobac
Replaced by RFC 8163, RFC 8163
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MS/TP (Master-Slave/Token-Passing) is a contention-free access method for the RS-485 physical layer that is used extensively in building automation networks. This document describes the frame format for transmission of IPv6 packets and the method of forming link-local and statelessly autoconfigured IPv6 addresses on MS/TP networks.


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Jerry Martocci (
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Stuart Donaldson (

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