Applicability Statement for the Routing Protocol for Low Power and Lossy Networks (RPL) in AMI Networks
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Roll                                                             D. Popa
Internet-Draft                                               M. Gillmore
Intended status: Standards Track                              Itron, Inc
Expires: August 3, 2015                                       L. Toutain
                                                        Telecom Bretagne
                                                                  J. Hui
                                                                   Cisco
                                                                R. Ruben
                                                              Landis+Gyr
                                                               K. Monden
                             Hitachi, Ltd., Yokohama Research Laboratory
                                                      N. Cam-Winget, Ed.
                                                           Cisco Systems
                                                        January 30, 2015

Applicability Statement for the Routing Protocol for Low Power and Lossy
                     Networks (RPL) in AMI Networks
                  draft-ietf-roll-applicability-ami-10

Abstract

   This document discusses the applicability of RPL in Advanced Metering
   Infrastructure (AMI) networks.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.1.  Requirements Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.2.  Required Reading  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.3.  Out of scope requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   2.  Routing Protocol for LLNs (RPL) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  Description of AMI networks for electric meters . . . . . . .   5
     3.1.  Deployment Scenarios  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   4.  Smart Grid Traffic Description  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     4.1.  Smart Grid Traffic Characteristics  . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     4.2.  Smart Grid Traffic QoS Requirements . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     4.3.  RPL applicability per Smart Grid Traffic Characteristics    9
   5.  Layer 2 applicability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     5.1.  IEEE Wireless Technology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     5.2.  IEEE PowerLine Communication (PLC) technology . . . . . .  10
   6.  Using RPL to Meet Functional Requirements . . . . . . . . . .  10
   7.  RPL Profile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     7.1.  RPL Features  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       7.1.1.  RPL Instances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       7.1.2.  Storing vs. Non-Storing Mode  . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       7.1.3.  DAO Policy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       7.1.4.  Path Metrics  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       7.1.5.  Objective Function  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       7.1.6.  DODAG Repair  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       7.1.7.  Multicast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       7.1.8.  Security  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       7.1.9.  Peer-to-Peer communications . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     7.2.  Description of Layer-two features . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
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