IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture

A router is required to recognize all addresses that

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Unformatted text preview: 7.1. Hinden [Page 17] Standards Track RFC 4291 February 2006 IPv6 Addressing Architecture 3. Security Considerations IPv6 addressing documents do not have any direct impact on Internet infrastructure security. defined Authentication of IPv6 packets is in [AUTH]. 4. IANA Considerations The "IPv4-Compatible IPv6 address" is deprecated by this document. The IANA should continue to list the address block containing these addresses at http://www.iana.org/assignments/ipv6-addressspace as "Reserved by IETF" and not reassign it for any other purpose. For example: 0000::/8 Reserved by IETF [RFC3513] [1] The IANA has added the following note and link to this address block. [5] 0000::/96 was previously defined as the "IPv4Compatible IPv6 address" prefix. by RFC This definition has been deprecated 4291. The IANA has updated the references for the IPv6 Address Architecture in the IANA registries accordingly. 5. Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the contributions of Paul Francis, Scott Bradner, Jim Bound, Brian Carpenter, M...
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