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RFC 5156

"Special-Use IPv6 Addresses", April 2008

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http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5156.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Obsoleted by:
RFC 6890
Author:
M. Blanchet
Stream:
IETF
Source:
v6ops (ops)

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Abstract

This document is a compilation of special IPv6 addresses defined in other RFCs. It can be used as a checklist of invalid routing prefixes for developing filtering policies for routes and IP packets. It does not discuss addresses that are assigned to operators and users through the Regional Internet Registries. This memo provides information for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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