Transparent Hierarchical Mobility Agents (THEMA)
draft-mccann-thema-00

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Abstract

For various reasons it may be desirable to separate the functionality of a mobility agent, such as the home and foreign agents in Mobile IP [Perkins96], from their link-layer presence on a given network. This draft outlines mechanisms based on the Tunnel Establishment Protocol [Calhoun98a] for accomplishing this. The tunnels so established will not be visible to a mobile node and therefore provide a transparent way to build hierarchies of mobility agents, which can lessen the frequency of Mobile IP re- registrations.

Authors

Charles Perkins (charliep@computer.org)
Pat Calhoun (pcalhoun@cisco.com)
Tom Hiller (tom.hiller@lucent.com)
Alessio Casati (acasati@lucent.com)
Jin Wang (jinwang@lucent.com)
Pete McCann (mccap@petoni.org)

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