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OSPF Multipoint Relay (MPR) Extension for Ad Hoc Networks (RFC5449)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000179241D
Original Publication Date: 2009-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2009-Feb-10
Document File: 32 page(s) / 67K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

E. Baccelli: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

This document specifies an OSPFv3 interface type tailored for mobile ad hoc networks. This interface type is derived from the broadcast interface type, and is denoted the "OSPFv3 MANET interface type".

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Network Working Group                                        E. Baccelli Request for Comments: 5449                                    P. Jacquet Category: Experimental                                             INRIA                                                                D. Nguyen                                                                      CRC                                                               T. Clausen                                                 LIX, Ecole Polytechnique                                                            February 2009

        OSPF Multipoint Relay (MPR) Extension for Ad Hoc Networks

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.

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Abstract

   This document specifies an OSPFv3 interface type tailored for mobile    ad hoc networks.  This interface type is derived from the broadcast    interface type, and is denoted the "OSPFv3 MANET interface type".

 Baccelli, et al.              Experimental                      [Page 1]
 RFC 5449              OSPF MPR Extension for MANET         February 2009

 Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

   2.  Terminology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

   3.  Applicability Statement  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

     3.1.  MANET Characteristics  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

     3.2.  OSPFv3 MANET Interface Characteristics . . . . . . . . . .  5

   4.  Protocol Overview and Functioning  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

     4.1.  Efficient Flooding Using MPRs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

     4.2.  MPR Topology-Reduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

     4.3.  Multicast Transmissions of P...