RFC 8319

Support for Adjustable Maximum Router Lifetimes per Link, February 2018

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc8319.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updates:
RFC 4861
Authors:
S. Krishnan
J. Korhonen
S. Chakrabarti
E. Nordmark
A. Yourtchenko
Stream:
IETF
Source:
6man (int)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8319

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Abstract

The IPv6 Neighbor Discovery protocol specifies the maximum time allowed between sending unsolicited multicast Router Advertisements (RAs) from a router interface as well as the maximum router lifetime. It also allows the limits to be overridden by documents that are specific to the link layer. This document allows for overriding these values on a per-link basis.

This document specifies updates to the IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Protocol (RFC 4861) to increase the maximum time allowed between sending unsolicited multicast RAs from a router interface as well as to increase the maximum router lifetime.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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