Important IPv6 RFCs

IPv6 BadgeThere 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 3315Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6 (DHCPv6)
RFC 3596DNS Extensions to Support IP Version 6
RFC 4029Scenarios and Analysis for Introducing IPv6 into ISP Networks
RFC 4291IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture
RFC 4472Operational Considerations and Issues with IPv6 DNS
RFC 4862IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration(SLAAC)
RFC 5952A Recommendation for IPv6 Address Text Representation

If you would like to get started with IPv6, please visit our IPv6 resources or begin with our “Start Here” page to help find resources most appropriate for your type of organization. If you have an IPv6 case study you think we should consider for inclusion on our site, please contact us – we are always looking for more!

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