Important IPv6 RFCs
There are many Request For Comments(RFC)s related to IPv6. This page will list the most important RFCs related to IPv6. If you are just getting started with your IPv6 deployment and are comfortable reading RFCs these should be the ones you start with.
If you are instead interested in the many differences between IPv4 and IPv4 RFCs services and protocols, please visit our page covering the Comparison of IPv4 and IPv6 Services.
|RFC 3315||Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6 (DHCPv6)|
|RFC 3596||DNS Extensions to Support IP Version 6|
|RFC 4029||Scenarios and Analysis for Introducing IPv6 into ISP Networks|
|RFC 4291||IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture|
|RFC 4472||Operational Considerations and Issues with IPv6 DNS|
|RFC 4862||IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration(SLAAC)|
|RFC 5952||A Recommendation for IPv6 Address Text Representation|
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