Emerging Service Provider Scenarios for IPv6 Deployment (RFC6036)
Original Publication Date: 2010-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Oct-23
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
B. Carpenter: AUTHOR [+2]
As is well known, the approaching exhaustion of IPv4 address space will bring about a situation in which Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are faced with a choice between one or more of three major alternatives:
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) B. Carpenter Request for Comments: 6036 Univ. of Auckland Category: Informational S. Jiang ISSN: 2070-1721 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd October 2010
Emerging Service Provider Scenarios for IPv6 Deployment
This document describes practices and plans that are emerging among Internet Service Providers for the deployment of IPv6 services. They are based on practical experience so far, as well as current plans and requirements, reported in a survey of a number of ISPs carried out in early 2010. This document identifies a number of technology gaps, but it does not make recommendations.
Status of This Memo
This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.
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RFC 6036 ISP IPv6 Scenarios October 2010
Table of Contents
1. Introduction ....................................................2
2. Survey of ISP's Experience, Plans, and Requirements .............4
2.1. Methodology ................................................4
2.2. General Questions about IP Servi...