[rfc-dist] RFC 4947 on Address Resolution Mechanisms for IP Datagrams over MPEG-2 Networks
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Title: Address Resolution Mechanisms for IP
Datagrams over MPEG-2 Networks
Author: G. Fairhurst, M. Montpetit
Date: July 2007
Mailbox: gorry at erg.abdn.ac.uk,
mmontpetit at motorola.com
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-ipdvb-ar-06.txt
This document describes the process of binding/associating IPv4/IPv6
addresses with MPEG-2 Transport Streams (TS). This procedure is known
as Address Resolution (AR) or Neighbor Discovery (ND). Such address
resolution complements the higher-layer resource discovery tools that
are used to advertise IP sessions.
In MPEG-2 Networks, an IP address must be associated with a Packet ID
(PID) value and a specific Transmission Multiplex. This document
reviews current methods appropriate to a range of technologies (such
as DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting), ATSC (Advanced Television Systems
Committee), DOCSIS (Data-Over-Cable Service Interface Specifications),
and variants). It also describes the interaction with well-known
protocols for address management including DHCP, ARP, and the ND
protocol. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
This document is a product of the IP over DVB
Working Group of the IETF.
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