RFC 5175

IPv6 Router Advertisement Flags Option, March 2008

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5175.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 5075
Authors:
B. Haberman, Ed.
R. Hinden
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ipv6 (int)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC5175

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Abstract

The IPv6 Neighbor Discovery's Router Advertisement message contains an 8-bit field reserved for single-bit flags. Several protocols have reserved flags in this field and others are preparing to reserve a sufficient number of flags to exhaust the field. This document defines an option to the Router Advertisement message that expands the number of flag bits available. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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