IPv6 for 3GPP Cellular Hosts
draft-ietf-v6ops-rfc3316bis-01

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IPv6 Operations (V6OPS)                                 J. Korhonen, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                            Renesas Mobile
Obsoletes: 3316 (if approved)                              J. Arkko, Ed.
Intended status: Informational                                  Ericsson
Expires: August 29, 2013                                   T. Savolainen
                                                                   Nokia
                                                             S. Krishnan
                                                                Ericsson
                                                       February 25, 2013

                      IPv6 for 3GPP Cellular Hosts
                   draft-ietf-v6ops-rfc3316bis-01.txt

Abstract

   As the deployment of third and fourth generation cellular networks
   progresses, a large number of cellular hosts are being connected to
   the Internet.  Standardization organizations are making Internet
   Protocol version 6 (IPv6) mandatory in their specifications.
   However, the concept of IPv6 covers many aspects and numerous
   specifications.  In addition, the characteristics of cellular links
   in terms of bandwidth, cost and delay put special requirements on how
   IPv6 is used.  This document considers IPv6 for cellular hosts that
   attach to the General Packet Radio Service (GPRS), Universal Mobile
   Telecommunications System (UMTS), or Evolved Packet System (EPS)
   networks (Hereafter collectively referred to as 3GPP networks).  This
   document also lists out specific IPv6 functionality that needs to be
   implemented in addition what is already prescribed in the IPv6 Node
   Requirements document.  It also discusses some issues relating to the
   use of these components when operating in these networks.  This
   document obsoletes RFC 3316.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
     1.1.  Scope of this Document . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
     1.2.  Abbreviations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     1.3.  Cellular Host IPv6 Features  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   2.  Basic IP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     2.1.  Internet Protocol Version 6  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     2.2.  Neighbor Discovery in 3GPP Networks  . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     2.3.  IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration . . . . . . . . .  8
     2.4.  Stateless Address Autoconfiguration in 3GPP Networks . . .  8
     2.5.  IP version 6 over PPP in 3GPP Networks . . . . . . . . . .  9
     2.6.  MLD in 3GPP Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     2.7.  Privacy Extensions for Address Configuration in IPv6 . . . 10
     2.8.  Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6 (DHCPv6)  . . 10
     2.9.  DHCPv6 Prefix Delegation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     2.10. Router preferences and more specific routes  . . . . . . . 10
     2.11. Neighbor Discovery and additional host configuration . . . 11
   3.  IP Security  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
     3.1.  Extension header considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
   4.  Mobility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
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