Re: [Cbor] Supporting IPv6 Link-Local with scope (was Re: Éric Vyncke's Discuss on draft-ietf-cbor-network-addresses-09: (with DISCUSS and COMMENT))

Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> Thu, 07 October 2021 02:13 UTC

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On 7. Oct 2021, at 03:58, Erik Kline <ek.ietf@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> To my knowledge the closest such thing would be RFC 3927.
> 
> I've never seen anything like an extension of sockaddr_in to add the equivalent of sin6_scope_id, though it's not hard to imagine what would be required to make some "sin_scope_id" thing work.

Interesting.  While IPV6_MULTICAST_IF is defined in RFC 3493, the RFCs seem to be silent about IP_MULTICAST_IF.
(This would be another case where an IP address would be combined with an ifindex, even if that is not called a “zone ID” there.)

Grüße, Carsten