RFC 8768

Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP) Hop-Limit Option, March 2020

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
M. Boucadair
T. Reddy.K
J. Shallow
Stream:
IETF
Source:
core (art)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8768

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Abstract

The presence of Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP) proxies may lead to infinite forwarding loops, which is undesirable. To prevent and detect such loops, this document specifies the Hop-Limit CoAP option.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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