ROLL Applicability Statement Template
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Network Working Group                                      M. Richardson
Internet-Draft                                                       SSW
Intended status: Informational                        September 16, 2013
Expires: March 20, 2014

                 ROLL Applicability Statement Template
               draft-ietf-roll-applicability-template-02

Abstract

   This document is a template applicability statement for the Routing
   over Low-power and Lossy Networks (ROLL) WG.  This document is not
   for publication, but rather is to be used as a template.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
     1.1.  Requirements Language  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
     1.2.  Terminology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
     1.3.  Required Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
     1.4.  Out of scope requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   2.  Deployment Scenario  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     2.1.  Network Topologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     2.2.  Traffic Characteristics  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
       2.2.1.  General  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
       2.2.2.  Source-sink (SS) communication paradigm  . . . . . . .  5
       2.2.3.  Publish-subscribe (PS, or pub/sub) communication
               paradigm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
       2.2.4.  Peer-to-peer (P2P) communication paradigm  . . . . . .  5
       2.2.5.  Peer-to-multipeer (P2MP) communication paradigm  . . .  5
       2.2.6.  Additional considerations: Duocast and N-cast  . . . .  5
       2.2.7.  RPL applicability per communication paradigm . . . . .  5
     2.3.  Layer-2 applicability. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   3.  Using RPL to Meet Functional Requirements  . . . . . . . . . .  6
   4.  RPL Profile  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     4.1.  RPL Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       4.1.1.  RPL Instances  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       4.1.2.  Storing vs. Non-Storing Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       4.1.3.  DAO Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       4.1.4.  Path Metrics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       4.1.5.  Objective Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       4.1.6.  DODAG Repair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       4.1.7.  Multicast  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       4.1.8.  Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       4.1.9.  P2P communications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       4.1.10. IPv6 address configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     4.2.  Layer-2 features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       4.2.1.  Specifics about layer-2  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       4.2.2.  Services provided at layer-2 . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       4.2.3.  6LowPAN options assumed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       4.2.4.  MLE and other things . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     4.3.  Recommended Configuration Defaults and Ranges  . . . . . .  7
       4.3.1.  Trickle Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       4.3.2.  Other Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
   5.  MPL Profile  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
     5.1.  Recommended Configuration Defaults and Ranges  . . . . . .  8
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