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IPv6 Address Allocation Management (RFC1881)

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Original Publication Date: 1995-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-12
Document File: 2 page(s) / 3K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

IAB: AUTHOR [+1]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1881: DOI

Abstract

The IPv6 address space will be managed by the IANA for the good of the Internet community, with advice from the IAB and the IESG, by delegation to the regional registries. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

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Network Working Group IAB and IESG Request for Comments: 1881 December 1995 Category: Informational

IPv6 Address Allocation Management

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Abstract

The IPv6 address space will be managed by the IANA for the good of the Internet community, with advice from the IAB and the IESG, by delegation to the regional registries.

Statement

The IPv6 address space must be managed for the good of the Internet community. Good management requires at least a small element of central authority over the delegation and allocation of the address space.

The Internet community recognizes the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) as the appropriate entity to have the responsibility for the management of the IPv6 address space.

The IANA will rely on the advice of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) and the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG) in the management of the IPv6 address space.

The IANA will delegate to regional (and other) registries the task of making specific address allocations to network service providers and other subregional registries. Individuals and organizations may obtain address allocations directly from the appropriate regional (or other) registry, or from their service provider.

Delegation of address space by the IANA is not irrevocable. If, in the judgement of the IANA, a registry has seriously mishandled the address space delegated to it, the IANA may revoke the delegation, with due notice and with due consideration of t...

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