IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture

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Unformatted text preview: the usage of the "IPv4-mapped IPv6 address". 2.5.6. Link-Local IPv6 Unicast Addresses Link-Local addresses are for use on a single link. Local Link- addresses have the following format: | 10 | | | bits | 54 bits | 64 bits +----------+------------------------+----------------------------+ |1111111010| | 0 | interface ID +----------+------------------------+----------------------------+ Link-Local addresses are designed to be used for addressing on a single link for purposes such as automatic address configuration, neighbor discovery, or when no routers are present. Routers must not forward any packets with Link-Local source or destination addresses to other links. 2.5.7. Site-Local IPv6 Unicast Addresses Site-Local addresses were originally designed to be used for addressing inside of a site without the need for a global prefix. Site-local addresses are now deprecated as defined in [SLDEP]. Site-Local addresses have the following format: | 10 | | | bits | 54 bits | 64 bits +----------+----------------...
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