IPv6 over Constrained Node Networks (6lo) Applicability & Use cases
draft-ietf-6lo-use-cases-02

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6Lo Working Group                                              Y-G. Hong
Internet-Draft                                                      ETRI
Intended status: Informational                                  C. Gomez
Expires: January 4, 2018                                       UPC/i2cat
                                                               Y-H. Choi
                                                                    ETRI
                                                                 D-Y. Ko
                                                               SKtelecom
                                                               AR. Sangi
                                                  Individual Contributor
                                                             T. Aanstoot
                                                                Modio AB
                                                          S. Chakrabarti
                                                            July 3, 2017

  IPv6 over Constrained Node Networks (6lo) Applicability & Use cases
                      draft-ietf-6lo-use-cases-02

Abstract

   This document describes the applicability of IPv6 over constrained
   node networks (6lo) and provides practical deployment examples.  In
   addition to IEEE 802.15.4, various link layer technologies such as
   ITU-T G.9959 (Z-Wave), BLE, DECT-ULE, MS/TP, NFC, PLC (IEEE 1901),
   and IEEE 802.15.4e (6tisch) are used as examples.  The document
   targets an audience who like to understand and evaluate running end-
   to-end IPv6 over the constrained link layer networks connecting
   devices to each other or to each cloud.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Conventions and Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  6lo Link layer technologies and possible candidates . . . . .   4
     3.1.  ITU-T G.9959 (specified)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.2.  Bluetooth LE (specified)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.3.  DECT-ULE (specified)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.4.  MS/TP (specified) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.5.  NFC (specified) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.6.  PLC (specified) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.7.  IEEE 802.15.4e (specified)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     3.8.  LTE MTC (example of a potential candidate)  . . . . . . .   8
     3.9.  Comparison between 6lo Link layer technologies  . . . . .   8
   4.  6lo Deployment Scenarios  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.1.  jupitermesh in Smart Grid using 6lo in network layer  . .   9
     4.2.  Wi-SUN usage of 6lo stacks  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   5.  Design Space and Guidelines for 6lo Deployment  . . . . . . .  12
     5.1.  Design Space Dimensions for 6lo Deployment  . . . . . . .  12
     5.2.  Guidelines for adopting IPv6 stack (6lo/6LoWPAN)  . . . .  14
   6.  6lo Use Case Examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   7.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   8.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
   9.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
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