Mobile IPv4 Dynamic Home Agent (HA) Assignment
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To: IETF-Announce Cc: Internet Architecture Board , RFC Editor , mip4 mailing list , mip4 chair Subject: Protocol Action: 'Mobile IPv4 Dynamic Home Agent Assignment' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Mobile IPv4 Dynamic Home Agent Assignment ' as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Mobility for IPv4 Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Margaret Wasserman and Mark Townsley. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-mip4-dynamic-assignment-08.txt
Technical Summary Mobile IPv4 uses the Home Agent (HA) to anchor sessions of a roaming Mobile Node (MN). This draft proposes a messaging mechanism for dynamic home agent assignment and HA redirection. The goal is to provide a mechanism to assign an optimal HA for a Mobile IP session while allowing any suitable method for HA selection. Working Group Summary This document is a work item of the MIP4 WG. There were several changes made to this document based on AD and IETF LC comments from Thomas Narten and others. Protocol Quality This document has been reviewed for the IESG by Margaret Wasserman.