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RFC 4861

"Neighbor Discovery for IP version 6 (IPv6)", September 2007

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4861.txt
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Status:
DRAFT STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 2461
Updated by:
RFC 5942, RFC 6980, RFC 7048
Authors:
T. Narten
E. Nordmark
W. Simpson
H. Soliman
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ipv6 (int)

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Abstract

This document specifies the Neighbor Discovery protocol for IP Version 6. IPv6 nodes on the same link use Neighbor Discovery to discover each other's presence, to determine each other's link-layer addresses, to find routers, and to maintain reachability information about the paths to active neighbors. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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