Lightweight Identifier-Locator Mapping Using FAST
draft-herbert-idloc-fast-00

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Abstract

This proposal provides a method to implement identifier to locator mapping in the datapath without the need to access an in-network mapping database or cache. Mappings are encoded in Firewall and Service Tickets (FAST) tickets as locator information. When a packet is sent by a mobile node, a ticket is attached that providers the locator to use in the return path. Peer nodes receive packets with these tickets, cache the tickets in a flow context, and then attach them to packets they send as reflected tickets. When a packet with a reflected ticket enters an identifier-locator domain, the ticket is parsed to extract the locator. That locator is then used to send the packet to the appropriate destination over a network overlay.

Authors

Tom Herbert (tom@quantonium.net)

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