RFC 6552

Objective Function Zero for the Routing Protocol for Low-Power and Lossy Networks (RPL), March 2012

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6552.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Author:
P. Thubert, Ed.
Stream:
IETF
Source:
roll (rtg)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC6552

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Abstract

The Routing Protocol for Low-Power and Lossy Networks (RPL) specification defines a generic Distance Vector protocol that is adapted to a variety of network types by the application of specific Objective Functions (OFs). An OF states the outcome of the process used by a RPL node to select and optimize routes within a RPL Instance based on the Information Objects available; an OF is not an algorithm. This document specifies a basic Objective Function that relies only on the objects that are defined in the RPL and does not use any protocol extensions. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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