Extensions to the Proxy Mobile IPv6 (PMIPv6) Access Network Identifier Option (RFC7563)
Original Publication Date: 2015-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Jun-20
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
R. Pazhyannur: AUTHOR [+5]
"Access Network Identifier (ANI) Option for Proxy Mobile IPv6" [RFC6757] introduced the ANI mobility option. This enabled a Mobile Access Gateway (MAG) to provide the Network-Identifier, Geo-Location, and Operator-Identifier sub-options. When the access network is WLAN, the Network-Identifier sub-option may contain the Service Set Identifier (SSID) and the Basic Service Set Identifier (BSSID) of the Access Point (AP) and the geolocation of the AP, and the Operator- Identifier may contain the realm of the operator managing the WLAN. The MAG sends the above information to the Local Mobility Anchor (LMA). The LMA may use this information to determine access-network- specific policies (in terms of Quality of Service (QoS), Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), etc.). Further, the LMA may make this information available to location-based applications.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) R. Pazhyannur Request for Comments: 7563 S. Speicher Updates: 6757 S. Gundavelli Category: Standards Track Cisco Systems ISSN: 2070-1721 J. Korhonen Broadcom Corporation J. Kaippallimalil Huawei June 2015
Extensions to the Proxy Mobile IPv6 (PMIPv6) Access Network Identifier Option
The Access Network Identifier (ANI) mobility option was introduced in RFC 6757, "Access Network Identifier (ANI) Option for Proxy Mobile IPv6". This enables a Mobile Access Gateway (MAG) to convey identifiers like the network identifier, geolocation, and operator identifier. This specification extends the Access Network Identifier mobility option with sub-options to carry the civic location and the MAG group identifier. This specification also defines an ANI Update- Timer sub-option that determines when and how often the ANI option will be updated.
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RFC 7563 Extensions to ANI June 2015
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