RFC 1884 (rfc1884) - Page 1 of 18

IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture

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Network Working Group                       R. Hinden, Ipsilon Networks
Request for Comments: 1884                       S. Deering, Xerox PARC
Category: Standards Track                                       Editors
                                                          December 1995

                  IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture

Status of this Memo

   This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the
   Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
   improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet
   Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state
   and status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.


   This specification defines the addressing architecture of the IP
   Version 6 protocol [IPV6].  The document includes the IPv6 addressing
   model, text representations of IPv6 addresses, definition of IPv6
   unicast addresses, anycast addresses, and multicast addresses, and an
   IPv6 nodes required addresses.

Hinden & Deering            Standards Track

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