Flexible Session Protocol
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INTERNET-DRAFT                                                    J. Gao
Intended Status: Experimental                                           
Expires: April 19, 2019                                 October 16, 2018

                       Flexible Session Protocol 
                 draft-gao-flexible-session-protocol-01

Abstract

   FSP is a connection-oriented transport layer protocol that provides
   mobility and multihoming support by introducing the concept of 'upper
   layer thread ID', which is associated with some shared secret that is
   applied to protect authenticity of the origin of the FSP packets.

   It introduces the concept of transmit transaction to facilitate a
   quad-party sub-protocol for shared secret installation.

   It provides transport layer features of zero round-trip connection
   multiplication and on-the-wire compression, in addition to ubiquitous
   message authentication with optional encryption service. 

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     1.1. High Mobility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     1.2. Requirements Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
     1.3. Conventions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   2.  Abbreviations and Idioms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
   3.  Key Mechanisms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     3.1. Underlying Layer Services Required  . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
       3.1.1. Packet Delivery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
       3.1.2. Network Address Change Notification . . . . . . . . . .  9
       3.1.3. Network Congestion Control  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     3.2. Identifying Connection by Local ULTID . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     3.3. Defending Against Connection Redirection with ICC . . . . . 10
     3.4. Transmit Transaction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
     3.5. Quad-party Session Key Installation Sub-protocol  . . . . . 11
     3.6. Zero Round-Trip Connection Multiplication . . . . . . . . . 12
   4.  Packet Structure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
     4.1. FSP over UDP/IPv4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
     4.2. FSP over IPv6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
     4.3. Generic FSP Header  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
     4.4. FSP Header Signature  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
       4.4.1 Header Stack Pointer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
       4.4.2 Major  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
       4.4.3 Operation Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
     4.5. Preliminary FSP Packets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
       4.5.1. Connect Initialization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
       4.5.2. Acknowledgment to Connect Initialization  . . . . . . . 19
       4.5.3. Connect Request . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
     4.6. Normal Fixed Header . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
     4.7. Sink Parameter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
     4.8. Selective Negative Acknowledgment . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
     4.9. RESET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
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