datatracker.ietf.org
Sign in
Version 5.6.2.p6, 2014-09-03
Report a bug

Default Router List Option for DHCPv6 (DRLO)
draft-mouton-mif-dhcpv6-drlo-02

Document type: Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Document stream: No stream defined
Last updated: 2013-03-23 (latest revision 2012-09-19)
Intended RFC status: Unknown
Other versions: (expired, archived): plain text, pdf, html

Stream State:No stream defined
Document shepherd: No shepherd assigned

IESG State: Expired
Responsible AD: (None)
Send notices to: No addresses provided

This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found here:
http://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-mouton-mif-dhcpv6-drlo-02.txt

Abstract

This document specifies an experimental DHCPv6 default route option which provisions static routing information to client nodes. The option facilitates central configuration of a multi-access client node's default router list with the IPv6 address, MAC address, and lifetime of the route, which is preferred in certain multi-access network environments. In addition, the DHCP option defined in this document can provide operational simplicity in network coverage extension scenarios using inexpensive (and limited resource) consumer-grade equipment. Finally, the proposed DHCP option has been implemented and tested in practice; its experimental use points to benefits with respect to reduced signaling and energy consumption compared to existing default route configuration mechanisms.

Authors

Alex Petrescu <alexandru.petrescu@cea.fr>
Kostas Pentikousis <k.pentikousis@huawei.com>
Christophe Janneteau <christophe.janneteau@cea.fr>
Maximilien Mouton <maximilien.mouton@uni.lu>

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid)