[rfc-dist] RFC 5175 on IPv6 Router Advertisement Flags Option

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        RFC 5175

        Title:      IPv6 Router Advertisement Flags Option 
        Author:     B. Haberman, Ed.,
                    R. Hinden
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       March 2008
        Mailbox:    brian at innovationslab.net, 
                    bob.hinden at nokia.com
        Pages:      7
        Characters: 12463
        Obsoletes:  RFC5075

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5175.txt

The IPv6 Neighbor Discovery's Router Advertisement message contains
an 8-bit field reserved for single-bit flags.  Several protocols have
reserved flags in this field and others are preparing to reserve a
sufficient number of flags to exhaust the field.  This document
defines an option to the Router Advertisement message that expands
the number of flag bits available.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

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

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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