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Transmission of IPv6 Packets over ITU-T G.9959 Networks (RFC7428)

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Publication Date: 2015-Feb-03
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Abstract

The ITU-T G.9959 recommendation [G.9959] targets low-power Personal Area Networks (PANs). This document defines the frame format for transmission of IPv6 [RFC2460] packets as well as the formation of IPv6 link-local addresses and statelessly autoconfigured IPv6 addresses on G.9959 networks.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                         A. Brandt Request for Comments: 7428                                      J. Buron Category: Standards Track                                  Sigma Designs ISSN: 2070-1721                                            February 2015

         Transmission of IPv6 Packets over ITU-T G.9959 Networks

Abstract

   This document describes the frame format for transmission of IPv6    packets as well as a method of forming IPv6 link-local addresses and    statelessly autoconfigured IPv6 addresses on ITU-T G.9959 networks.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7428.

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Brandt & Buron               Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7428                    IPv6 over G.9959               February 2015

 Table of Contents

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

      1.1. Terms Used .................................................3

      1.2. Requirements Language ......................................4

   2. G.9959 Parameters to Use for IPv6 Transport .....................5

      2.1. Addressing Mode ............................................5

      2.2. IPv6 Multicast Support .....................................6

      2.3. G.9959 MAC PDU Size and IPv6 MTU ...........................6

      2.4. Transmission Status Indications ............................7

      2.5. Transmission Security ......................................7

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