Transmission of IPv6 packets over ITU-T G.9959 Networks
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IPv6 over Networks of Resource-constrained Nodes (6lo) WG      A. Brandt
Internet-Draft                                                  J. Buron
Intended status: Standards Track                           Sigma Designs
Expires: July 25, 2014                                  January 21, 2014

        Transmission of IPv6 packets over ITU-T G.9959 Networks
                       draft-ietf-6lo-lowpanz-01

Abstract

   This document describes the frame format for transmission of IPv6
   packets and a method of forming IPv6 link-local addresses and
   statelessly autoconfigured IPv6 addresses on ITU-T G.9959 networks.

Requirements Language

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
   "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this
   document are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119].

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Table of Contents

   1.  Author's notes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  Reader's guidance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     2.1.  Terms used  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  G.9959 parameters to use for IPv6 transport . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.1.  Addressing mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.2.  IPv6 Multicast support  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.3.  G.9959 MAC PDU size and IPv6 MTU  . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.4.  Transmission status indications . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.5.  Transmission security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   4.  LoWPAN Adaptation Layer and Frame Format  . . . . . . . . . .   6
     4.1.  Dispatch Header . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   5.  LoWPAN addressing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.1.  Stateless Address Autoconfiguration of routable IPv6
           addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.2.  IPv6 Link Local Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.3.  Unicast Address Mapping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     5.4.  On the use of Neighbor Discovery technologies . . . . . .   9
       5.4.1.  Prefix and CID management (Route-over)  . . . . . . .  10
       5.4.2.  Prefix and CID management (Mesh-under)  . . . . . . .  10
   6.  Header Compression  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   7.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   8.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   9.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   10. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     10.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     10.2.  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14

1.  Author's notes

   This chapter MUST be deleted before going for document last call.

1.1.  Reader's guidance

   This document borrows heavily from RFC4944, "Transmission of IPv6
   Packets over IEEE 802.15.4 Networks".  The process of creating this
   document was mainly a simplification; removing the following topics:

   o  EUI-64 link-layer addresses

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   o  Fragmentation layer
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