Reference document

Org
IETF
Pubnum
RFC 2711
Date
1999
Version
Title
IPv6 Router Alert Option

Applicability

This memo describes a new IPv6 Hop-by-Hop Option type that alerts transit routers to more closely examine the contents of an IP datagram. This option is useful for situations where a datagram addressed to a particular destination contains information that may require special processing by routers along the path.

Responsible Party

Name
NCI Agency

Status

URI
https://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2711.txt

History

Flag Date RFC Version
added 2005-11-20 6-19 0.7
changed 2017-01-14 9-14 10.0
UUID
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