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RFC 2464

"Transmission of IPv6 Packets over Ethernet Networks", December 1998

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2464.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 1972
Updated by:
RFC 6085
Author:
M. Crawford
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ipngwg (int)

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Abstract

This document specifies the frame format for transmission of IPv6 packets and the method of forming IPv6 link-local addresses and statelessly autoconfigured addresses on Ethernet networks. It also specifies the content of the Source/Target Link-layer Address option used in Router Solicitation, Router Advertisement, Neighbor Solicitation, Neighbor Advertisement and Redirect messages when those messages are transmitted on an Ethernet. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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