Host Identity Protocol (HIP) Rendezvous Extensions

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This document discusses rendezvous extensions for the Host Identity Protocol (HIP). Rendezvous mechanisms extend HIP for communication with HIP Rendezvous Servers. Rendezvous Servers improve operation when HIP nodes are multi-homed or mobile. The first part of his document motivates the need for rendezvous mechanisms; the second part describes the protocol extensions in detail.


Lars Eggert (
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