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Dual Stack Hosts Using "Bump-in-the-API" (BIA) (RFC3338)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000010005D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Mar-28
Document File: 18 page(s) / 35K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Lee: AUTHOR [+5]

Abstract

This document specifies a mechanism of dual stack hosts using a technique called "Bump-in-the-API"(BIA) which allows for the hosts to communicate with other IPv6 hosts using existing IPv4 applications. The goal of this mechanism is the same as that of the Bump-in-the- stack mechanism, but this mechanism provides the translation method between the IPv4 APIs and IPv6 APIs. Thus, the goal is simply achieved without IP header translation.

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Network Working Group� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � S. Lee

Request for Comments: 3338� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � M-K. Shin

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� � � � � � � � � � � � Dual Stack Hosts Using "Bump-in-the-API" (BIA)

Status of this Memo

� � This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet

� � community.� It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

� � Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested.

� � Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

� � Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2002).� All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

� � This document specifies a mechanism of dual stack hosts using a

� � technique called "Bump-in-the-API"(BIA) which allows for the hosts to

� � communicate with other IPv6 hosts using existing IPv4 applications.

� � The goal of this mechanism is the same as that of the Bump-in-the-

� � stack mechanism, but this mechanism provides the translation method

� � between the IPv4 APIs and IPv6 APIs.� Thus, the goal is simply

� � achieved without IP header translation.

Lee, et al.� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � Experimental� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � [Page 1]

RFC 3338� � � � � � � � � � � � � � Dual Stack Hosts Using BIA� � � � � � � � � � October 2002

Table of Contents:

� � 1.� Introduction ................................................� 2

� � 2.� Applicability and Disclaimer ................................� 3

� � 2.1 Applicability ...............................................� 3

� � 2.2 Disclaimer ..................................................� 4

� � 3.� Dual Stack Host Architecture Using BIA ......................� 4

� � 3.1 Function Mapper .............................................� 4

� � 3.2 Name Resolver ...............................................� 5

� � 3.3 Address Mapper ..............................................� 5

� � 4.� Behavior Example ............................................� 6

� � 4.1 Originator Behavior .........................................� 6

� � 4.2 Recipient Behavior ..........................................� 8

� � 5.� Considerations� ............................................. 10

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