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Flow-Binding Support for Mobile IP (RFC7629)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000242892D
Original Publication Date: 2015-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Aug-27
Document File: 38 page(s) / 43K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Gundavelli: AUTHOR [+5]

Abstract

With the ubiquitous availability of wireless networks based on different access technology types, mobile devices are now equipped with multiple wireless interfaces and have the ability to connect to the network using any of those interfaces. For example, most mobile devices are equipped with Wi-Fi and LTE (Long Term Evolution) interfaces. In many deployments, it is desirable for a mobile node to leverage all the available network interfaces and have IP mobility support for its IP flows.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                S. Gundavelli, Ed. Request for Comments: 7629                                      K. Leung Category: Experimental                                             Cisco ISSN: 2070-1721                                              G. Tsirtsis                                                                 Qualcomm                                                              A. Petrescu                                                                CEA, LIST                                                              August 2015

                    Flow-Binding Support for Mobile IP

Abstract

   This specification defines extensions to the Mobile IP protocol for    allowing a mobile node with multiple interfaces to register a care-of    address for each of its network interfaces and to simultaneously    establish multiple IP tunnels with its home agent.  This essentially    allows the mobile node to utilize all the available network    interfaces and build a higher aggregated logical pipe with its home    agent for its home address traffic.  Furthermore, these extensions    also allow the mobile node and the home agent to negotiate IP traffic    flow policies for binding individual flows with the registered care-    of addresses.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for examination, experimental implementation, and    evaluation.

   This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet    community.  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).  Not    all documents approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of    Internet Standard; see 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/rfc7629.

Gundavelli, et al.            Experimental                      [Page 1]
 RFC 7629           Flow-Binding Support for Mobile IP        August 2015

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