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I-D ACTION:draft-gopinath-host-name-resolution-protocol-ipv6-00.txt



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	Title		: Host Name Resolution Protocol (HNRP) for IPv6 nodes
	Author(s)	: G. Sinniah et al.
	Filename	: draft-gopinath-host-name-resolution-
                          protocol-ipv6-00.txt
	Pages		: 13
	Date		: 29-Aug-01
	
This document describes a new method, which will automatically 
acquire the host name of active IPv6 nodes and register it to the 
local Domain Name System (DNS) server. Active IPv6 nodes are nodes 
that are connected to a network. 
Our proposed new protocol, which is called Host Name Resolution 
Protocol (HNRP) [6], will automatically learn some useful 
information from all the IPv6 nodes, such as the host name and the 
IP address. All the information will be kept by HRRP and the host 
name together with the IPv6 address will be added to the DNS. This 
will be implemented without the need for any changes at the clients' 
site.  
The objective of this document is to specify the new Host Name 
Resolution Protocol and also the algorithm used in the protocol.

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