RFC 4620

IPv6 Node Information Queries, August 2006

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M. Crawford
B. Haberman, Ed.
ipv6 (int)

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC4620

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This document describes a protocol for asking an IPv6 node to supply certain network information, such as its hostname or fully-qualified domain name. IPv6 implementation experience has shown that direct queries for a hostname are useful, and a direct query mechanism for other information has been found useful in serverless environments and for debugging. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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