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Understanding the IPv6 Header

References

The following references were cited in this chapter:

  • RFC 791 “Internet Protocol”

  • RFC 1812 “Requirements for IP Version 4 Routers”

  • RFC 2460 “Internet Protocol, Version 6 (IPv6)”

  • RFC 2474 “Definition of the Differentiated Services Field (DS Field)”

  • RFC 2675 “IPv6 Jumbograms”

  • RFC 2711 “IPv6 Router Alert Option”

  • RFC 3168 “The Addition of Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN) to IP”

  • RFC 3697 “IPv6 Flow Label Specification”

  • RFC 4301 “Security Architecture for the Internet Protocol”

  • RFC 4302 “IP Authentication Header”

  • RFC 4303 “IP Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP)”

  • RFC 5095 “Deprecation of Type 0 Routing Headers in IPv6”

  • RFC 6275 “Mobility Support in IPv6”

You can obtain these RFCs from http://www.ietf.org/rfc.html.