[rfc-dist] RFC 4861 on Neighbor Discovery for IP version 6 (IPv6)

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        RFC 4861

        Title:      Neighbor Discovery for IP version 
                    6 (IPv6) 
        Author:     T. Narten, E. Nordmark,
                    W. Simpson, H. Soliman
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       September 2007
        Mailbox:    narten at us.ibm.com, 
                    erik.nordmark at sun.com, 
                    william.allen.simpson at gmail.com,  
                    hesham at elevatemobile.com
        Pages:      97
        Characters: 235106
        Obsoletes:  RFC2461

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ipv6-2461bis-11.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4861.txt

This document specifies the Neighbor Discovery protocol for IP
Version 6.  IPv6 nodes on the same link use Neighbor Discovery to
discover each other's presence, to determine each other's link-layer
addresses, to find routers, and to maintain reachability information
about the paths to active neighbors.  [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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