IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration, September 2007
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- DRAFT STANDARD
- RFC 2462
- Updated by:
- RFC 7527
- S. Thomson
- ipv6 (int)
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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.