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Basic Requirements for IPv6 Customer Edge Routers (RFC7084) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000232655D
Original Publication Date: 2013-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2013-Nov-23
Document File: 42 page(s) / 47K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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H. Singh: AUTHOR [+3]


This document defines basic IPv6 features for a residential or small- office router, referred to as an "IPv6 CE router", in order to establish an industry baseline for features to be implemented on such a router.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                          H. Singh Request for Comments: 7084                                     W. Beebee Obsoletes: 6204                                      Cisco Systems, Inc. Category: Informational                                        C. Donley ISSN: 2070-1721                                                CableLabs                                                                 B. Stark                                                                     AT&T                                                            November 2013

            Basic Requirements for IPv6 Customer Edge Routers


   This document specifies requirements for an IPv6 Customer Edge (CE)    router.  Specifically, the current version of this document focuses    on the basic provisioning of an IPv6 CE router and the provisioning    of IPv6 hosts attached to it.  The document also covers IP transition    technologies.  Two transition technologies in RFC 5969's IPv6 Rapid    Deployment on IPv4 Infrastructures (6rd) and RFC 6333's Dual-Stack    Lite (DS-Lite) are covered in the document.  The document obsoletes    RFC 6204.

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.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at

Singh, et al.                 Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 7084               IPv6 CE Router Requirements         November 2013

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