Updates to the IPv6 Multicast Addressing Architecture (RFC7371)
Original Publication Date: 2014-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Sep-20
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
M. Boucadair: AUTHOR [+2]
This document updates the IPv6 addressing architecture [RFC4291] by redefining reserved bits as generic flag bits (Section 2). The document also provides some clarifications related to the use of these flag bits (Section 3).
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) M. Boucadair Request for Comments: 7371 France Telecom Updates: 3306, 3956, 4291 S. Venaas Category: Standards Track Cisco ISSN: 2070-1721 September 2014
Updates to the IPv6 Multicast Addressing Architecture
This document updates the IPv6 multicast addressing architecture by redefining the reserved bits as generic flag bits. The document also provides some clarifications related to the use of these flag bits.
This document updates RFCs 3956, 3306, and 4291.
Status of This Memo
This is an Internet Standards Track document.
This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Further information on Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.
Information about the current status of this document, any errata, and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7371.
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RFC 7371 Multicast Flag Bits September 2014
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