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Survey of IPv4 Addresses in Currently Deployed IETF Transport Area Standards Track and Experimental Documents (RFC3794)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000028954D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Jun-09
Document File: 32 page(s) / 60K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

P. Nesser: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

This document seeks to document all usage of IPv4 addresses in currently deployed IETF Transport Area documented standards. In order to successfully transition from an all IPv4 Internet to an all IPv6 Internet, many interim steps will be taken. One of these steps is the evolution of current protocols that have IPv4 dependencies. It is hoped that these protocols (and their implementations) will be redesigned to be network address independent, but failing that will at least dually support IPv4 and IPv6. To this end, all Standards (Full, Draft, and Proposed) as well as Experimental RFCs will be surveyed and any dependencies will be documented.

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Network Working Group                                      P. Nesser, II

Request for Comments: 3794                    Nesser & Nesser Consulting

Category: Informational                                A. Bergstrom, Ed.

                                              Ostfold University College

                                                               June 2004

            Survey of IPv4 Addresses in Currently Deployed

     IETF Transport Area Standards Track and Experimental Documents

Status of this Memo

   This memo provides information for the Internet community.  It does

   not specify an Internet standard of any kind.  Distribution of this

   memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2004).

Abstract

   This document seeks to document all usage of IPv4 addresses in

   currently deployed IETF Transport Area documented standards.  In

   order to successfully transition from an all IPv4 Internet to an all

   IPv6 Internet, many interim steps will be taken.  One of these steps

   is the evolution of current protocols that have IPv4 dependencies.

   It is hoped that these protocols (and their implementations) will be

   redesigned to be network address independent, but failing that will

   at least dually support IPv4 and IPv6.  To this end, all Standards

   (Full, Draft, and Proposed) as well as Experimental RFCs will be

   surveyed and any dependencies will be documented.

Table of Contents

   1.0.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2

   2.0.  Document Organization. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2

   3.0.  Full Standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2

   4.0.  Draft Standards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

   5.0.  Proposed Standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

   6.0.  Experimental RFCs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

   7.0.  Summary of Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

         7.1.  Standards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

         7.2.  Draft Standards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

         7.3.  Proposed Standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

         7.4.  Experimental RFCs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

   8.0.  Security Considerations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

   9.0.  Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

Nesser II & Bergstrom        Informational                      [Page 1]

RFC 3794       IPv4 Addresses in the IETF Transport Area       June 2004

   10.0. Normative Reference. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

   11.0. Authors' Addresses...