RFC 5156

Special-Use IPv6 Addresses, April 2008

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RFC 6890
M. Blanchet
v6ops (ops)

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC5156

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This document is a compilation of special IPv6 addresses defined in other RFCs. It can be used as a checklist of invalid routing prefixes for developing filtering policies for routes and IP packets. It does not discuss addresses that are assigned to operators and users through the Regional Internet Registries. This memo provides information for the Internet community.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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