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I-D ACTION:draft-jinmei-ipv6-rfc2462bis-00.txt



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	Title		: IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration
	Author(s)	: S. Thomson
	Filename	: draft-jinmei-ipv6-rfc2462bis-00.txt
	Pages		: 27
	Date		: 2003-10-27
	
This document specifies the steps a host takes in deciding how to
   autoconfigure its interfaces in IP version 6. The autoconfiguration
   process includes creating a link-local address and verifying its
   uniqueness on a link, determining what information should be
   autoconfigured (addresses, other information, or both), and in the
   case of addresses, whether they should be obtained through the
   stateless mechanism, the stateful mechanism, or both.  This document
defines the process for generating a link-local address, the process
   for generating site-local and global addresses via stateless address
   autoconfiguration, and the Duplicate Address Detection procedure. The
   details of autoconfiguration using the stateful protocol are
   specified elsewhere.

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