RFC 4391

Transmission of IP over InfiniBand (IPoIB), April 2006

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4391.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updated by:
RFC 8064
Authors:
J. Chu
V. Kashyap
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ipoib (int)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC4391

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Abstract

This document specifies a method for encapsulating and transmitting IPv4/IPv6 and Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) packets over InfiniBand (IB). It describes the link-layer address to be used when resolving the IP addresses in IP over InfiniBand (IPoIB) subnets. The document also describes the mapping from IP multicast addresses to InfiniBand multicast addresses. In addition, this document defines the setup and configuration of IPoIB links. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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