Network signaling for IPv4/IPv6 protocol selection for end-systems

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Authors Gunter Van de Velde  , Chip Popoviciu  , Tony Hain  , Stig Venaas  , Chittimaneni Kk 
Last updated 2010-08-16
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Within an administrative realm, especially during an IPv6 implementation period, the network operator has interest to have control on the IP protocol version (IPv4 or IPv6) used by the end systems and network devices. This document provides a problem statement about both protocol preference and protocol selection many network operators face when implementing IPv6 in a controlled process.


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Chip Popoviciu (
Tony Hain (
Stig Venaas (
Chittimaneni Kk (

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