RFC 7059

A Comparison of IPv6-over-IPv4 Tunnel Mechanisms, November 2013

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7059.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
S. Steffann
I. van Beijnum
R. van Rein
Stream:
INDEPENDENT

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC7059

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Abstract

This document provides an overview of various ways to tunnel IPv6 packets over IPv4 networks. It covers mechanisms in current use, touches on several mechanisms that are now only of historic interest, and discusses some newer tunnel mechanisms that are not widely used at the time of publication. The goal of the document is helping people with an IPv6-in-IPv4 tunneling need to select the mechanisms that may apply to them.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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