6MAN Working Group A. Petrescu
Internet-Draft CEA, LIST
Updates: RFC4291 (if approved) April 19, 2019
Intended status: Standards Track
Expires: October 21, 2019

A request to IETF / IANA to Allocate a 32bit Link-Local Prefix


This draft requests IETF / IANA to assign the link local prefix fe80:1::/32.

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Table of Contents

1. Definitions and Statements

The prefix of an IP address is formed by the n leftmost bits of the address. (in a left-to-right writing system).

2. Terminology

The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT", "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in RFC 2119.

3. Security Considerations

There can be security risks in the use of link-local addressed packets if they are not protected by tecnologies like IPsec. The risks are valid to all kinds of link-local addresses, be them fe80::/10 or fe80::/64.

4. IANA Considerations

IANA is requested to assign fe80:1::/32.

5. Contributors

Listed from 6man WG discussion.

6. Acknowledgements

7. Normative References

[RFC2119] Bradner, S., "Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirement Levels", BCP 14, RFC 2119, DOI 10.17487/RFC2119, March 1997.

Appendix A. ChangeLog

The changes are listed in reverse chronological order, most recent changes appearing at the top of the list.

Author's Address

Alexandre Petrescu CEA, LIST CEA Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette , Ile-de-France 91190 France Phone: +33169089223 EMail: Alexandre.Petrescu@cea.fr