IPv6 Router Advertisement Options for DNS Configuration (RFC6106)
Original Publication Date: 2010-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Dec-01
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
J. Jeong: AUTHOR [+3]
The purpose of this document is to standardize an IPv6 Router Advertisement (RA) option for DNS Recursive Server Addresses used for the DNS name resolution in IPv6 hosts. This RA option was specified in an earlier Experimental specification [RFC5006]. This document is also to define a new RA option for Domain Name Search Lists for an enhanced DNS configuration. Thus, this document obsoletes [RFC5006], which only defines the RA option for DNS Recursive Server Addresses.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) J. Jeong Request for Comments: 6106 Brocade/ETRI Obsoletes: 5006 S. Park Category: Standards Track SAMSUNG Electronics ISSN: 2070-1721 L. Beloeil France Telecom R&D S. Madanapalli iRam Technologies November 2010
IPv6 Router Advertisement Options for DNS Configuration
This document specifies IPv6 Router Advertisement options to allow IPv6 routers to advertise a list of DNS recursive server addresses and a DNS Search List to IPv6 hosts.
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RFC 6106 IPv6 RA DNS Options November 2010
Table of Contents
1. Introduction ....................................................3