RFC 6521

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

Canonical URL:
File formats:
Plain TextPDF
A. Makela
J. Korhonen
mip4 (int)

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC6521

Other actions: Find Errata (if any)  |  Submit Errata  |  Find IPR Disclosures from the IETF


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.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.

Download PDF Reader

Search RFCs
Advanced Search