IPv6 Routing Table Size Issues

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (ipngwg WG)
Author Randall Atkinson 
Last updated 1996-10-29
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This note describes certain issues relating to the size of the IPv6 routing table in backbone routers. It also suggests several possible approaches to dealing with those issues.


Randall Atkinson (rja@extremenetworks.com)

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