Transmission of IPv6 Packets over IEEE 802.11 Networks operating in mode Outside the Context of a Basic Service Set (IPv6-over-80211-OCB)
draft-ietf-ipwave-ipv6-over-80211ocb-11

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Network Working Group                                        A. Petrescu
Internet-Draft                                                 CEA, LIST
Intended status: Standards Track                              N. Benamar
Expires: April 19, 2018                         Moulay Ismail University
                                                               J. Haerri
                                                                 Eurecom
                                                                  J. Lee
                                                    Sangmyung University
                                                                T. Ernst
                                                                  YoGoKo
                                                        October 16, 2017

Transmission of IPv6 Packets over IEEE 802.11 Networks operating in mode
    Outside the Context of a Basic Service Set (IPv6-over-80211-OCB)
              draft-ietf-ipwave-ipv6-over-80211ocb-11.txt

Abstract

   In order to transmit IPv6 packets on IEEE 802.11 networks running
   outside the context of a basic service set (OCB, earlier "802.11p")
   there is a need to define a few parameters such as the supported
   Maximum Transmission Unit size on the 802.11-OCB link, the header
   format preceding the IPv6 header, the Type value within it, and
   others.  This document describes these parameters for IPv6 and IEEE
   802.11-OCB networks; it portrays the layering of IPv6 on 802.11-OCB
   similarly to other known 802.11 and Ethernet layers - by using an
   Ethernet Adaptation Layer.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Communication Scenarios where IEEE 802.11-OCB Links are Used    5
   4.  IPv6 over 802.11-OCB  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.1.  Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.2.  Frame Format  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       4.2.1.  Ethernet Adaptation Layer . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     4.3.  Link-Local Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     4.4.  Address Mapping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       4.4.1.  Address Mapping -- Unicast  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       4.4.2.  Address Mapping -- Multicast  . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     4.5.  Stateless Autoconfiguration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.6.  Subnet Structure  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   5.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   6.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   7.  Contributors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   8.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   9.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     9.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     9.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   Appendix A.  ChangeLog  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   Appendix B.  802.11p  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
   Appendix C.  Aspects introduced by the OCB mode to 802.11 . . . .  22
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