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Title : Random generation of interface identifiers
Author(s) : M. Bagnulo, I. Soto, A. Azcorra
Filename : draft-soto-mobileip-random-iids-00.txt
Pages : 14
Date : 29-Jan-02
This document evaluates the use of random numbers to generate the
interface identifier part of an IPv6 address on mobile environments,
where Duplicate Address Detection (DAD) mechanisms are expensive. We
have estimated the probability of having an address duplication using
this mechanism and we conclude that the IPv6 addresses created in
this way could be used without previously doing DAD to test the
uniqueness of the address in a link.
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