RFC 4862

IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration, September 2007

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4862.txt
File formats:
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Status:
DRAFT STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 2462
Updated by:
RFC 7527
Authors:
S. Thomson
T. Narten
T. Jinmei
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ipv6 (int)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC4862

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Abstract

This document specifies the steps a host takes in deciding how to autoconfigure its interfaces in IP version 6. The autoconfiguration process includes generating a link-local address, generating global addresses via stateless address autoconfiguration, and the Duplicate Address Detection procedure to verify the uniqueness of the addresses on a link. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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