RFC 7949

OSPFv3 over IPv4 for IPv6 Transition, August 2016

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7949.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updates:
RFC 5838
Authors:
I. Chen
A. Lindem
R. Atkinson
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ospf (rtg)

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  10.17487/RFC7949

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Abstract

This document defines a mechanism to use IPv4 to transport OSPFv3 packets. Using OSPFv3 over IPv4 with the existing OSPFv3 Address Family extension can simplify transition from an OSPFv2 IPv4-only routing domain to an OSPFv3 dual-stack routing domain. This document updates RFC 5838 to support virtual links in the IPv4 unicast address family when using OSPFv3 over IPv4.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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