IEEE 802.15.4 Information Element for the IETF (RFC8137)
Original Publication Date: 2017-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-May-28
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
T. Kivinen: AUTHOR [+1]
IEEE Std 802.15.4 [IEEE802.15.4] is a standard, referred to by RFC 4944 [RFC4944] and other documents, that enables very low-cost and low-power communications. The standard defines numerous optional Physical Layers (PHYs) operating in many different frequency bands with a simple and effective Medium Access Control (MAC).
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) T. Kivinen Request for Comments: 8137 INSIDE Secure Category: Informational P. Kinney ISSN: 2070-1721 Kinney Consulting LLC May 2017
IEEE 802.15.4 Information Element for the IETF
IEEE Std 802.15.4 defines Information Elements (IEs) that can be used to extend 802.15.4 in an interoperable manner. The IEEE 802.15 Assigned Numbers Authority (ANA) manages the registry of the Information Elements. This document formulates a request for ANA to allocate a number from that registry for the IETF and describes how the IE is formatted to provide subtypes.
Status of This Memo
This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.
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 7841.
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RFC 8137 IEEE 802.15.4 Information Element for IETF May 2017
Table of Contents
1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2. Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 3. Working Groups Benefiting from the IETF 802.15.4 IE . . . . . 3 4. IETF IE Subtype Format . . . . . . . ....