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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: RFC Editor <email@example.com>, ospf mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, ospf chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'OSPFv3 Auto-Configuration' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-ospf-ospfv3-autoconfig-15.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'OSPFv3 Auto-Configuration' (draft-ietf-ospf-ospfv3-autoconfig-15.txt) as Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Open Shortest Path First IGP Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Adrian Farrel and Alia Atlas. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-ospf-ospfv3-autoconfig/
Technical Summary This document specifies auto-configuration of OSPFv3 routers in certain environments that require auto-configuration, such as in a small IPv6 network like a home network. To facilitate auto-configuration, this document specifies the default configuration, allows more flexibility in some verifications required by the OSPFv3 specification, and also describes a possible collision as well as the mechanism to resolve the collision. Working Group Summary The OSPFv3 router ID collision detection and resolution was a heated point of discussion a few months ago, but the issue has been resolved by IETF 89. The technical aspect of the document, both within the document and mailing list discussions, have been stable for the last six months. Document Quality This document has been a WG document for a little under two years. It is stable, without changes to the technical solution for more than six months. There are also two implementations based on this document already. There is potentially a third implementation which implements parts of this draft. Personnel Helen Chen is the Document Shepherd. Alia Atlas is the Responsible Area Director.