IPv6 over Low-Power Wireless Personal Area Network (6LoWPAN) Routing Header (RFC8138)
Original Publication Date: 2017-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-Apr-12
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context table, indexed by Global RPLInstanceID, that provides the address of the root of the DODAG that this node participates in for that particular RPL Instance.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) P. Thubert, Ed. Request for Comments: 8138 Cisco Category: Standards Track C. Bormann ISSN: 2070-1721 Uni Bremen TZI L. Toutain IMT Atlantique R. Cragie ARM April 2017
IPv6 over Low-Power Wireless Personal Area Network (6LoWPAN) Routing Header
This specification introduces a new IPv6 over Low-Power Wireless Personal Area Network (6LoWPAN) dispatch type for use in 6LoWPAN route-over topologies, which initially covers the needs of Routing Protocol for Low-Power and Lossy Networks (RPL) data packet compression (RFC 6550). Using this dispatch type, this specification defines a method to compress the RPL Option (RFC 6553) information and Routing Header type 3 (RFC 6554), an efficient IP-in-IP technique, and is extensible for more applications.
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RFC 8138 6LoWPAN Routing Header April 2017
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