RFC 7973

Assignment of an Ethertype for IPv6 with Low-Power Wireless Personal Area Network (LoWPAN) Encapsulation, November 2016

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7973.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
R. Droms
P. Duffy
Stream:
IETF
Source:
6lo (int)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC7973

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Abstract

When carried over Layer 2 technologies such as Ethernet, IPv6 datagrams using Low-Power Wireless Personal Area Network (LoWPAN) encapsulation as defined in RFC 4944 must be identified so the receiver can correctly interpret the encoded IPv6 datagram. The IETF officially requested the assignment of an Ethertype for that purpose and this document reports that assignment.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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