Internet DRAFT - draft-ietf-malloc-ipv6-guide


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        RFC 3307

        Title:      Allocation Guidelines for IPv6 Multicast Addresses

        Author(s):  B. Haberman
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       August 2002
        Pages:      8
        Characters: 15742
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-malloc-ipv6-guide-04.txt


This document specifies guidelines that must be implemented by any
entity responsible for allocating IPv6 multicast addresses.  This
includes, but is not limited to, any documents or entities wishing
to assign permanent IPv6 multicast addresses, allocate dynamic IPv6
multicast addresses, and define permanent IPv6 multicast group
identifiers.  The purpose of these guidelines is to reduce the
probability of IPv6 multicast address collision, not only at the
IPv6 layer, but also at the link-layer of media that encode portions
of the IP layer address into the MAC layer address.

This document is a product of the Multicast-Address Allocation Working
Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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
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