Appendix D. IPv6 Reference Tables

This appendix contains a series of summary reference tables for Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) for the standards described in this book.

Table D-1. Defined Values for the Scope Field for IPv6 Multicast Addresses

Scope Field Value

Scope

0

Reserved

1

Interface-local scope

2

Link-local scope

3

Reserved

4

Admin-local scope

5

Site-local scope

8

Organization-local scope

E

Global scope

F

Reserved

In RFC 4291, all other values of the Scope field are unassigned.

Table D-2. Typical Values of the Next Header Field in the IPv6 Header

Value (Decimal)

Header

0

Hop-by-Hop Options header

6

Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)

17

User Datagram Protocol (UDP)

41

Encapsulated IPv6 header

43

Routing header

44

Fragment header

50

Encapsulating Security Payload header ...

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