Anchorless mobility through hICN
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DMM Working Group                                                J. Auge
Internet-Draft                                             G. Carofiglio
Intended status: Informational                            L. Muscariello
Expires: December 22, 2018                                   M. Papalini
                                                      Cisco Systems Inc.
                                                           June 20, 2018

                    Anchorless mobility through hICN
                    draft-auge-dmm-hicn-mobility-00

Abstract

   This document presents how mobility management is handled in Hybrid-
   ICN [I-D.muscariello-intarea-hicn].  The objective of the document is
   to present how end-points mobility is managed in two main cases: the
   end-point sends data (data producer ) or the end-point receive data
   (data consumer).  These two cases are taken into account entirely to
   provide anchorless mobility management in hICN.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  Anchors and anchorless mobility . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Towards locator-independent network architectures . . . . . .   4
   3.  Information-Centric Networking (ICN)  . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.1.  Hybrid-ICN overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.2.  Consumer and producer mobility  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   4.  Hybrid-ICN Anchorless Mobility Management (hICN-AMM)  . . . .   7
     4.1.  Signalization messages; acknowledgements and
           retransmission  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     4.2.  Dynamic face creation and producer-triggered
           advertisements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     4.3.  Update protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       4.3.1.  Illustration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       4.3.2.  Message content . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       4.3.3.  Processing at network routers . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     4.4.  Notifications and scoped discovery  . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       4.4.1.  Notification processing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       4.4.2.  Illustration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   5.  Benefits  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     5.1.  Overview  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     5.2.  Simplicity, scalability, efficiency . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     5.3.  Reduced latency through caching . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     5.4.  Improved reliability through caching  . . . . . . . . . .  15
     5.5.  Local mobility and recovery from common cache . . . . . .  16
     5.6.  Additional reliability through consumer multihoming . . .  17
     5.7.  Bandwidth aggregation with consumer multihoming . . . . .  19
     5.8.  Traffic and signalization offload . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
   6.  Discussion  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
     6.1.  Scope . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
     6.2.  Interaction with non-hICN enabled routers . . . . . . . .  22
     6.3.  Security considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
   7.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
   8.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
     8.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
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