Network Working Group R. Bush Request for Comments: 3152 RGnet BCP: 49 August 2001 Updates: 2874, 2772, 2766, 2553, 1886 Category: Best Current Practice Delegation of IP6.ARPA Status of this Memo This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements. Distribution of this memo is unlimited. Copyright Notice Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2001). All Rights Reserved.
AbstractThis document discusses the need for delegation of the IP6.ARPA DNS zone, and specifies a plan for the technical operation thereof. RFC2916 RFC3026]. IETF consensus was reached that the IP6.ARPA domain be used for address to DNS name mapping for the IPv6 address space [RFC2874]. RFC1886] section 2.5, [RFC2553] section 6.2.3, [RFC2766] section 4.1, [RFC2772] section 7.1.c, and [RFC2874] section 2.5. In this context, 'deprecate' means that the old usage is not appropriate for new implementations, and IP6.INT will likely be phased out in an orderly fashion.
[RFC1886] Thomson, S. and C. Huitema, "DNS Extensions to support IP version 6", RFC 1886, December 1995. [RFC2553] Gilligan, R., Thomson, S., Bound, J. and W. Stevens, "Basic Socket Interface Extensions for IPv6", RFC 2553, March 1999. [RFC2766] Tsirtsis, G. and P. Srisuresh, "Network Address Translation - Protocol Translation (NAT-PT)", RFC 2766, February 2000. [RFC2772] Rockell, R. and R. Fink, "6Bone Backbone Routing Guidelines", RFC 2772, February 2000. [RFC2874] Crawford, M. and C. Huitema, "DNS Extensions to Support IPv6 Address Aggregation and Renumbering", RFC 2874, July 2001. [RFC2916] Faltstrom, P., "E.164 number and DNS", RFC 2916, September 2000. [RFC3026] Blane, R., "Liaison to IETF/ISOC on ENUM", RFC 3026, January 2001.
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