[rfc-dist] RFC 5072 on IP Version 6 over PPP

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        RFC 5072

        Title:      IP Version 6 over PPP 
        Author:     S.Varada, Ed.,
                    D. Haskins, E. Allen
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       September 2007
        Mailbox:    varada at txc.com
        Pages:      16
        Characters: 33910
        Obsoletes:  RFC2472

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ipv6-over-ppp-v2-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5072.txt

The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) provides a standard method of
encapsulating network-layer protocol information over
point-to-point links.  PPP also defines an extensible Link Control
Protocol, and proposes a family of Network Control Protocols
(NCPs) for establishing and configuring different network-layer

This document defines the method for sending IPv6 packets over PPP
links, the NCP for establishing and configuring the IPv6 over PPP,
and the method for forming IPv6 link-local addresses on PPP links.

It also specifies the conditions for performing Duplicate Address
Detection on IPv6 global unicast addresses configured for PPP
links either through stateful or stateless address

This document obsoletes RFC 2472.  [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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