[rfc-dist] RFC 7050 on Discovery of the IPv6 Prefix Used for IPv6 Address Synthesis

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        RFC 7050

        Title:      Discovery of the IPv6 Prefix 
                    Used for IPv6 Address Synthesis 
        Author:     T. Savolainen, J. Korhonen,
                    D. Wing
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       November 2013
        Mailbox:    teemu.savolainen at nokia.com, 
                    jouni.nospam at gmail.com, 
                    dwing at cisco.com
        Pages:      22
        Characters: 50097
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-behave-nat64-discovery-heuristic-17.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7050.txt

This document describes a method for detecting the presence of DNS64
and for learning the IPv6 prefix used for protocol translation on an
access network.  The method depends on the existence of a well-known
IPv4-only fully qualified domain name "ipv4only.arpa.".  The
information learned enables nodes to perform local IPv6 address
synthesis and to potentially avoid NAT64 on dual-stack and
multi-interface deployments.

This document is a product of the Behavior Engineering for Hindrance Avoidance Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
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