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Updates to the IPv6 Multicast Addressing Architecture (RFC7371) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000238834D
Original Publication Date: 2014-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Sep-20
Document File: 20 page(s) / 18K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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M. Boucadair: AUTHOR [+2]


This document updates the IPv6 addressing architecture [RFC4291] by redefining reserved bits as generic flag bits (Section 2). The document also provides some clarifications related to the use of these flag bits (Section 3).

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                      M. Boucadair Request for Comments: 7371                                France Telecom Updates: 3306, 3956, 4291                                      S. Venaas Category: Standards Track                                          Cisco ISSN: 2070-1721                                           September 2014

          Updates to the IPv6 Multicast Addressing Architecture


   This document updates the IPv6 multicast addressing architecture by    redefining the reserved bits as generic flag bits.  The document also    provides some clarifications related to the use of these flag bits.

   This document updates RFCs 3956, 3306, and 4291.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   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).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in 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

Boucadair & Venaas           Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7371                   Multicast Flag Bits            September 2014

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