Skip to main content

Guidelines for firewall administrators regarding MIPv6 traffic

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Suresh Krishnan , Niklas Steinleitner , Ying Qiu , Gabor Bajko
Last updated 2008-04-30
RFC stream (None)
Intended RFC status (None)
Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
RFC Editor Note (None)
IESG IESG state Expired
Telechat date (None)
Responsible AD (None)
Send notices to (None)

This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document presents some recommendations for firewall administrators to help them configure their existing firewalls in a way that allows in certain deployment scenarios the Mobile IPv6 signaling and data messages to pass through. For other scenarios, the support of additional mechanisms to create pinholes required for MIPv6 will be necessary. This document assumes that the firewalls in question include some kind of stateful packet filtering capability.


Suresh Krishnan
Niklas Steinleitner
Ying Qiu
Gabor Bajko

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)