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Observations on RPL: IPv6 Routing Protocol for Low power and Lossy Networks
draft-clausen-lln-rpl-experiences-11

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Thomas H. Clausen , Axel Coli Verdiere , Jiazi Yi , Ulrich Herberg , Yuichi Igarashi
Last updated 2018-10-16 (Latest revision 2018-03-27)
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Abstract

With RPL - the "IPv6 Routing Protocol for Low-power Lossy Networks" - published as a Proposed Standard after a ~2-year development cycle, this document presents an observation of the resulting protocol, of its applicability, and of its limits. The documents presents a selection of observations on the protocol characteristics, exposes experiences acquired when producing various prototype implementations of RPL, and presents results obtained from testing this protocol - by way of network simulations, in network testbeds and in deployments. The document aims at providing a better understanding of possible limits of RPL, notably the possible directions that further protocol developments should explore, in order to address these.

Authors

Thomas H. Clausen
Axel Coli Verdiere
Jiazi Yi
Ulrich Herberg
Yuichi Igarashi

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