When to use RFC 6553, 6554 and IPv6-in-IPv6
draft-ietf-roll-useofrplinfo-19

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ROLL Working Group                                             M. Robles
Internet-Draft                                                  Ericsson
Updates: 6553, 6550, 8138 (if approved)                    M. Richardson
Intended status: Standards Track                                     SSW
Expires: May 3, 2018                                          P. Thubert
                                                                   Cisco
                                                        October 30, 2017

              When to use RFC 6553, 6554 and IPv6-in-IPv6
                    draft-ietf-roll-useofrplinfo-19

Abstract

   This document looks at different data flows through LLN (Low-Power
   and Lossy Networks) where RPL (IPv6 Routing Protocol for Low-Power
   and Lossy Networks) is used to establish routing.  The document
   enumerates the cases where RFC 6553, RFC 6554 and IPv6-in-IPv6
   encapsulation is required.  This analysis provides the basis on which
   to design efficient compression of these headers.  Additionally, this
   document updates the RFC 6553 adding a change to the RPL Option Type
   and the RFC 6550 to indicate about this change.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Terminology and Requirements Language . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.1.  hop-by-hop IPv6-in-IPv6 headers . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   3.  Updates to RFC6553, RFC6550 and RFC 8138  . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.1.  Updates to RFC 6553 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.2.  Updates to RFC 8138 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.3.  Updates to RFC 6550: Indicating the new RPI in the DODAG
           Configuration Option Flag.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   4.  Sample/reference topology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   5.  Use cases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   6.  Storing mode  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     6.1.  Storing Mode: Interaction between Leaf and Root . . . . .  13
       6.1.1.  SM: Example of Flow from RPL-aware-leaf to root . . .  14
       6.1.2.  SM: Example of Flow from root to RPL-aware-leaf . . .  15
       6.1.3.  SM: Example of Flow from root to not-RPL-aware-leaf .  15
       6.1.4.  SM: Example of Flow from not-RPL-aware-leaf to root .  16
     6.2.  Storing Mode: Interaction between Leaf and Internet . . .  17
       6.2.1.  SM: Example of Flow from RPL-aware-leaf to Internet .  17
       6.2.2.  SM: Example of Flow from Internet to RPL-aware-leaf .  17
       6.2.3.  SM: Example of Flow from not-RPL-aware-leaf to
               Internet  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
       6.2.4.  SM: Example of Flow from Internet to non-RPL-aware-
               leaf  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     6.3.  Storing Mode: Interaction between Leaf and Leaf . . . . .  20
       6.3.1.  SM: Example of Flow from RPL-aware-leaf to RPL-aware-
               leaf  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
       6.3.2.  SM: Example of Flow from RPL-aware-leaf to non-RPL-
               aware-leaf  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
       6.3.3.  SM: Example of Flow from not-RPL-aware-leaf to RPL-
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