- Category: Internet Protocols
- Topic: Supporting IPv6 in the root server system
- Board meeting date: 18 December 2007
- Resolution number: __.2007
- URL for Board minutes/resolution: http://www.icann.org/en/minutes/minutes-18dec07.htm
- Status: Completed
Board requests that IANA staff add IPv6 capability to existing servers after a 45-day public notification period.
Whereas, in the interests of aiding IPv6 deployment, the ICANN Board believes IPv6 capability should be added to the root server system without undue delay,
Whereas, the RSSAC/SSAC report SAC 018 has done a careful study of the technical issues with adding IPv6 addresses to the root:
It is hereby resolved (__.2007) that the Board requests that IANA staff add IPv6 capability as offered by the individual IPv4 root server operators to the existing root name servers after a 45-day public notification period using the methods and practices used to add or modify IPv4 addresses.
- Add IPv6 capability to existing root name servers after 45-day public notification
- Responsible entity: IANA
- Due date: None specified
- Completion date: 12 December 2008
Other Related Resolutions
- Announcement regarding IPv6 capability of servers, available at: [http://www.iana.org/reports/2008/l-root-ipv6.html|http://www.iana.org/reports/2008/l-root-ipv6.html].
- Report on allocation of ipv6 address space, available at: http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/ipv6-report-06sep05.htm.
- "Early awareness reports" posted on ICANN's website, available at: http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/ipv6-report-16may06.htm.
- Announcement regarding IPv6 capability of servers, available at: http://www.iana.org/reports/2008/l-root-ipv6.html.
- The resolution does not address funding for the items identified therein.
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