RFC 7404 on Using Only Link-Local Addressing inside an IPv6 Network

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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.

        
        RFC 7404

        Title:      Using Only Link-Local Addressing inside 
                    an IPv6 Network 
        Author:     M. Behringer, E. Vyncke
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       November 2014
        Mailbox:    mbehring@cisco.com, 
                    evyncke@cisco.com
        Pages:      10
        Characters: 24444
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-opsec-lla-only-11.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7404.txt

In an IPv6 network, it is possible to use only link-local addresses
on infrastructure links between routers.  This document discusses the
advantages and disadvantages of this approach to facilitate the
decision process for a given network.

This document is a product of the Operational Security Capabilities for IP Network Infrastructure Working Group of the IETF.


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