IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture

Site local addresses are now deprecated as defined in

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Unformatted text preview: --------+----------------------------+ |1111111011| | subnet ID | interface ID +----------+------------------------+----------------------------+ The special behavior of this prefix defined in [RFC3513] must no longer be supported in new implementations (i.e., new implementations must treat this prefix as Global Unicast). Existing implementations and deployments may continue to use this prefix. Hinden [Page 11] Standards Track RFC 4291 February 2006 IPv6 Addressing Architecture 2.6. Anycast Addresses An IPv6 anycast address is an address that is assigned to more than one interface (typically belonging to different nodes), with the property that a packet sent to an anycast address is routed to the "nearest" interface having that address, according to the routing protocols' measure of distance. Anycast addresses are allocated from the unicast address space, using any of the defined unicast address formats. addresses Thus, anycast are syntactically indistinguishable from unicast addresses....
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