Associated Channel over IPv6 (ACH6) provides a control channel based on IPv6, carrying types of control and management messages. By using the associated channel, messages can be transmitted between the network nodes to provide functions like path identification, OAM, automatic protection switchover signaling, resource reservation, etc., targeting to provide high quality SLA guarantees to IPv6 services.

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1. ACH6 [EN]

Publication URL: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-yang-rtgwg-ipv6-associated-channel

Introduction:

Associated channel over IPv6 (ACH6) creates a control channel associated with the IPv6 data forwarding path for control and management purposes.

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1. ACH6 Framework

Associated Channel over IPv6

Publication URL: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-yang-rtgwg-ipv6-associated-channel

Introduction:

This document defines an architecture of the IPv6 based associated channel, a TLV-based format of the associated channel, and possible ACH6 format encapsulations in IPv6 packet.

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