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Status: Verified (1)

RFC 8415, "Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6 (DHCPv6)", November 2018

Source of RFC: dhc (int)

Errata ID: 6183
Status: Verified
Type: Technical
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Fernando Gont
Date Reported: 2020-05-19
Verifier Name: Erik Kline
Date Verified: 2020-05-21

Section 18.3.8 says:

   After all the addresses have been processed, the server generates a
   Reply message by setting the "msg-type" field to REPLY and copying
   the transaction ID from the Decline message into the "transaction-id"
   field.  The client includes a Status Code option (see Section 21.13)
   with the value Success, a Server Identifier option (see Section 21.3)
   with the server's DUID, and a Client Identifier option (see
   Section 21.2) with the client's DUID

It should say:

   After all the addresses have been processed, the server generates a
   Reply message by setting the "msg-type" field to REPLY and copying
   the transaction ID from the Decline message into the "transaction-id"
   field.  The server includes a Status Code option (see Section 21.13)
   with the value Success, a Server Identifier option (see Section 21.3)
   with the server's DUID, and a Client Identifier option (see
   Section 21.2) with the client's DUID

Notes:

The corrected text replaces "client" with "server".

I would like to thank Timothy Winters <tim@qacafe.com> for confirming that this is a bug in the specification.

Status: Held for Document Update (1)

RFC 8415, "Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6 (DHCPv6)", November 2018

Source of RFC: dhc (int)

Errata ID: 6159
Status: Held for Document Update
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Fernando Gont
Date Reported: 2020-05-07
Held for Document Update by: Eric Vyncke
Date Held: 2020-05-07

Section 6.5 says:

   Temporary addresses were originally introduced to avoid privacy
   concerns with stateless address autoconfiguration, which based
   64 bits of the address on the EUI-64 (see [RFC4941].

It should say:

   Temporary addresses were originally introduced to avoid privacy
   concerns with stateless address autoconfiguration, which based
   64 bits of the address on the EUI-64 (see [RFC4941]).

Notes:

Missing close parenthesis

AD note: good catch but as it is a typo, it is for "Held for Document Update". Thank you.

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