Proxy Mobile IPv6 Extensions to Support Flow Mobility (RFC7864)
Original Publication Date: 2016-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Jun-29
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
CJ. Bernardos: AUTHOR [+1]
Proxy Mobile IPv6 (PMIPv6), specified in [RFC5213], provides network- based mobility management to hosts connecting to a PMIPv6 domain. PMIPv6 introduces two new functional entities, the Local Mobility Anchor (LMA) and the Mobile Access Gateway (MAG). The MAG is the entity detecting the Mobile Node's (MN's) attachment and providing IP connectivity. The LMA is the entity assigning one or more Home Network Prefixes (HNPs) to the MN and is the topological anchor for all traffic belonging to the MN.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) CJ. Bernardos, Ed. Request for Comments: 7864 UC3M Updates: 5213 May 2016 Category: Standards Track ISSN: 2070-1721
Proxy Mobile IPv6 Extensions to Support Flow Mobility
Proxy Mobile IPv6 (PMIPv6) allows a mobile node to connect to the same PMIPv6 domain through different interfaces. This document describes extensions to the PMIPv6 protocol that are required to support network-based flow mobility over multiple physical interfaces.
This document updates RFC 5213. The extensions described in this document consist of the operations performed by the local mobility anchor and the mobile access gateway to manage the prefixes assigned to the different interfaces of the mobile node, as well as how the forwarding policies are handled by the network to ensure consistent flow mobility management.
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RFC 7864 PMIPv6 Flow Mobility May 2016
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
2. Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
3. Overview of the PMIPv6 Flow Mobility Extensions . . . . . . . 4
3.1. Use Case Scenarios . . ....