Multi-path Extension for the Optimized Link State Routing Protocol version 2 (OLSRv2)
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Network Working Group                                              J. Yi
Internet-Draft                                  LIX, Ecole Polytechnique
Intended status: Experimental                                 B. Parrein
Expires: November 27, 2015                          University of Nantes
                                                            May 26, 2015

   Multi-path Extension for the Optimized Link State Routing Protocol
                           version 2 (OLSRv2)
                  draft-ietf-manet-olsrv2-multipath-03

Abstract

   This document specifies a multi-path extension for the Optimized Link
   State Routing Protocol version 2 (OLSRv2) to discover multiple
   disjoint paths, so as to improve reliability of the OLSRv2 protocol.
   The interoperability with OLSRv2 is retained.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
     1.1.  Motivation and Experiments to Be Conducted . . . . . . . .  3
   2.  Terminology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   3.  Applicability Statement  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   4.  Protocol Overview and Functioning  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   5.  Parameters and Constants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     5.1.  Router Parameters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
   6.  Packets and Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     6.1.  HELLO and TC messages  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
       6.1.1.  SR_OLSRv2 TLV  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
     6.2.  Datagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
       6.2.1.  Source Routing Header in IPv4  . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
       6.2.2.  Source Routing Header in IPv6  . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
   7.  Information Bases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     7.1.  SR-OLSRv2 Router Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     7.2.  Multi-path Routing Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
   8.  Protocol Details . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     8.1.  HELLO and TC Message Generation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     8.2.  HELLO and TC Message Processing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     8.3.  Datagram Processing at the MP-OLSRv2 Originator  . . . . . 10
     8.4.  Multi-path Dijkstra Algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
     8.5.  Datagram Forwarding  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
   9.  Configuration Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
   10. Implementation Status  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
     10.1. Multi-path extension based on nOLSRv2  . . . . . . . . . . 14
     10.2. Multi-path extension based on olsrd  . . . . . . . . . . . 14
     10.3. Multi-path extension based on umOLSR . . . . . . . . . . . 15
   11. Security Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
   12. IANA Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
     12.1. HELLO Message-Type-Specific TLV Type Registries  . . . . . 15
     12.2. TC Message-Type-Specific TLV Type Registries . . . . . . . 16
   13. Acknowledgments  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
   14. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
     14.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
     14.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
   Appendix A.  An example of Multi-path Dijkstra Algorithm . . . . . 18
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