IPv6 Prefix Delegation and Multi-Addressing Models
draft-templin-v6ops-pdhost-24

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Abstract

Requesting nodes typically acquire IPv6 prefixes from a prefix delegation service for the network. The requesting node can provision the prefix according to whether it acts as a router on behalf of any downstream networks and/or as a host on behalf of its local applications. In the latter case, the requesting node can use portions of the delegated prefix for its own multi-addressing purposes. This document therefore considers prefix delegation models for both the classic routing and various multi-addressing use cases.

Authors

Fred Templin (fltemplin@acm.org)

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