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RFC 6521

"Home Agent-Assisted Route Optimization between Mobile IPv4 Networks", February 2012

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Status:
EXPERIMENTAL
Authors:
A. Makela
J. Korhonen
Stream:
IETF
Source:
mip4 (int)

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Abstract

This document describes a home agent-assisted route optimization functionality for the IPv4 Network Mobility Protocol. The function is designed to facilitate optimal routing in cases where all nodes are connected to a single home agent; thus, the use case is route optimization within a single organization or similar entity. The functionality enables the discovery of eligible peer nodes (based on information received from the home agent) and their network prefixes, and the establishment of a direct tunnel between such nodes. This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.


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