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Emerging Service Provider Scenarios for IPv6 Deployment (RFC6036) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000200651D
Original Publication Date: 2010-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Oct-23
Document File: 46 page(s) / 45K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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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:

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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.

   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).  Not all documents    approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet    Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.

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Carpenter & Jiang             Informational                     [Page 1]
 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...