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Access Control Prefix Router Advertisement Option for IPv6

Bellovin, Steven Michael

Some very low-end devices are expected to rely on address-based authentication, even though that is not a high-security mechanism. In particular, they may wish to permit access by "local" peers only, for some value of "local". This memo proposes a new Router Advertisement option to supply a list of privileged prefixes.

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Academic Units
Computer Science
Publisher
Internet Engineering Task Force
Series
Internet-Drafts
Published Here
June 30, 2010