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DHCPv6 Option for IPv4-Embedded Multicast and Unicast IPv6 Prefixes (RFC8115)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000249685D
Original Publication Date: 2017-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-Mar-18
Document File: 18 page(s) / 17K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

M. Boucadair: AUTHOR [+4]


Several solutions (e.g., [RFC8114]) are proposed for the delivery of multicast services in the context of transition to IPv6. Even if these solutions may have different applicable use cases, they all use specific IPv6 addresses that embed IPv4 addresses, for both multicast group and source addresses.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                      M. Boucadair Request for Comments: 8115                                        Orange Category: Standards Track                                         J. Qin ISSN: 2070-1721                                                    Cisco                                                                  T. Tsou                                                         Philips Lighting                                                                  X. Deng                                        The University of New South Wales                                                               March 2017

   DHCPv6 Option for IPv4-Embedded Multicast and Unicast IPv6 Prefixes


   This document defines a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol version 6    (DHCPv6) Option for multicast IPv4 service continuity solutions,    which is used to carry the IPv6 prefixes to be used to build unicast    and multicast IPv4-embedded IPv6 addresses.

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 7841.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8115.

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Boucadair, et al.            Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 8115           IPv4/IPv6 Multicast Prefixes Option        March 2017

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