Distributing Address Selection Policy Using DHCPv6 (RFC7078)
Original Publication Date: 2014-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Jan-09
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
A. Matsumoto: AUTHOR [+3]
[RFC6724] describes default algorithms for selecting an address when a node has multiple destination and/or source addresses to choose from by using an address selection policy. This specification defines a new DHCPv6 option for configuring the default policy table.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) A. Matsumoto Request for Comments: 7078 T. Fujisaki Category: Standards Track NTT ISSN: 2070-1721 T. Chown University of Southampton January 2014
Distributing Address Selection Policy Using DHCPv6
RFC 6724 defines default address selection mechanisms for IPv6 that allow nodes to select an appropriate address when faced with multiple source and/or destination addresses to choose between. RFC 6724 allows for the future definition of methods to administratively configure the address selection policy information. This document defines a new DHCPv6 option for such configuration, allowing a site administrator to distribute address selection policy overriding the default address selection parameters and policy table, and thus allowing the administrator to control the address selection behavior of nodes in their site.
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