Next Header Field Values (Chapter 2)

Table B-2 lists the possible values for the Next Header field in the IPv6 Header, as explained in Chapter 2. The complete list can also be found at http://www.iana.org/assignments/protocol-numbers.

Table B-2. Next Header field values

Decimal

Protocol

Reference

0

IPv6 Hop-by-Hop Option

RFC 1883

1

Internet Control Message

RFC 792

2

Internet Group Management

RFC 1112

3

Gateway-to-Gateway

RFC 823

4

IP in IP (encapsulation)

RFC 2003

5

Stream

RFC 1190

6

Transmission Control

RFC 793

7

CBT

Ballardie

8

Exterior Gateway Protocol

RFC 888

9

Any private interior gateway (used by Cisco for their IGRP)

IANA

10

BBN RCC Monitoring

SGC

11

Network Voice Protocol

RFC 741

12

PUP

PUP, Xerox

13

ARGUS

RWS4

14

EMCON

BN7

15

XNET, Cross Net Debugger

IEN158,JFH2

16

CHAOS

NC3

17

UDP

RFC 768

18

Multiplexing (MUX)

IEN90,JBP

19

DCN Measurement Subsystems

DLM1

20

Host Monitoring (HMP)

RFC 869

21

Packet Radio Measurement (PRM)

ZSU

22

XEROX NS IDP

ETHERNET,XEROX

23

Trunk-1

BWB6

24

Trunk-2

BWB6

25

Leaf-1

BWB6

26

Leaf-2

BWB6

27

Reliable Data Protocol (RDP)

RFC 908

28

Internet Reliable Transaction (IRTP)

RFC 938

29

ISO Transport Protocol Class 4

RFC 905

30

Bulk Data Transfer Protocol

RFC 969

31

MFE Network Services Protocol

MFENET,BCH2

32

MERIT Internodal Protocol

HWB

33

Sequential Exchange Protocol (SEP)

JC120

34

Third Party Connect Protocol

SAF3

35

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