RFC 7695

Distributed Prefix Assignment Algorithm, November 2015

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7695.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
P. Pfister
B. Paterson
J. Arkko
Stream:
IETF
Source:
homenet (int)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC7695

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Abstract

This document specifies a distributed algorithm for dividing a set of prefixes in a manner that allows for automatic assignment of sub-prefixes that are unique and non-overlapping. Used in conjunction with a protocol that provides flooding of information among a set of participating nodes, prefix configuration within a network may be automated.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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