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Extending an IPv6 /64 Prefix from a Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Mobile Interface to a LAN Link (RFC7278) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000237607D
Original Publication Date: 2014-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Jun-27
Document File: 20 page(s) / 20K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

C. Byrne: AUTHOR [+2]


3GPP mobile cellular networks such as Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM), Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS), and Long Term Evolution (LTE) have architectural support for IPv6 [RFC6459], but only 3GPP Release-10 and onwards of the 3GPP specification [TS.23401] supports DHCPv6 Prefix Delegation [RFC3633] for delegating IPv6 prefixes to a single LAN link.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                          C. Byrne Request for Comments: 7278                                  T-Mobile USA Category: Informational                                         D. Drown ISSN: 2070-1721                                                A. Vizdal                                                      Deutsche Telekom AG                                                                June 2014

                   Extending an IPv6 /64 Prefix from a               Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)                      Mobile Interface to a LAN Link


   This document describes requirements for extending an IPv6 /64 prefix    from a User Equipment Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)    radio interface to a LAN link and describes two implementation    examples.

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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Byrne, et al.                 Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 7278              Extending an IPv6 /64 Prefix             June 2014

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Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................3

   2. The Challenge of Providing IPv6 Addresses to a LAN Link via a

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