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Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP) Hop Limit Option

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Mohamed Boucadair , Tirumaleswar Reddy.K , Jon Shallow
Last updated 2018-08-16
Replaced by RFC 8768
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Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-core-hop-limit
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The presence of Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP) proxies may lead to infinite forwarding loops, which is undesirable. To prevent and detect such loops, this document specifies the Hop-Limit CoAP option.


Mohamed Boucadair
Tirumaleswar Reddy.K
Jon Shallow

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