Realm-Based Redirection In Diameter, November 2013
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- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 6733
- T. Tsou
T. Taylor, Ed.
- dime (ops)
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The Diameter protocol includes a capability for message redirection, controlled by an application-independent "redirect agent". In some circumstances, an operator may wish to redirect messages to an alternate domain without specifying individual hosts. This document specifies an application-specific mechanism by which a Diameter server or proxy (node) can perform such a redirection when the Straightforward-Naming Authority Pointer (S-NAPTR) is not used for dynamic peer discovery. A node performing this new function is referred to as a "Realm-based Redirect Server".
This memo updates Sections 6.13 and 6.14 of RFC 6733 with respect to the usage of the Redirect-Host-Usage and Redirect-Max-Cache-Time Attribute-Value Pairs (AVPs).
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.