[rfc-dist] RFC 4862 on IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration

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        RFC 4862

        Title:      IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration 
        Author:     S. Thomson, T. Narten,
                    T. Jinmei
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       September 2007
        Mailbox:    sethomso at cisco.com, 
                    narten at us.ibm.com, 
                    jinmei at isl.rdc.toshiba.co.jp
        Pages:      30
        Characters: 72482
        Obsoletes:  RFC2462

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ipv6-rfc2462bis-08.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4862.txt

This document specifies the steps a host takes in deciding how to
autoconfigure its interfaces in IP version 6.  The autoconfiguration
process includes generating a link-local address, generating global
addresses via stateless address autoconfiguration, and the Duplicate
Address Detection procedure to verify the uniqueness of the addresses
on a link.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the IP Version 6 Working Group
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Draft Standard Protocol.

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