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RFC 5820

"Extensions to OSPF to Support Mobile Ad Hoc Networking", March 2010

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Status:
EXPERIMENTAL
Updated by:
RFC 7137
Authors:
A. Roy, Ed.
M. Chandra, Ed.
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ospf (rtg)

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Abstract

This document describes extensions to OSPF to support mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs). The extensions, called OSPF-OR (OSPF-Overlapping Relay), include mechanisms for link-local signaling (LLS), an OSPF-MANET interface, a simple technique to reduce the size of Hello packets by only transmitting incremental state changes, and a method for optimized flooding of routing updates. OSPF-OR also provides a means to reduce unnecessary adjacencies to support larger MANETs. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


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