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Hierarchical HITs for HIPv2

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Robert Moskowitz , Stuart W. Card , Adam Wiethuechter
Last updated 2020-11-16 (Latest revision 2020-05-13)
Replaces draft-moskowitz-hierarchical-hip
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This document describes using a hierarchical HIT to facilitate large deployments of managed devices. Hierarchical HITs differ from HIPv2 flat HITs by only using 64 bits for mapping the Host Identity, freeing 32 bits to bind in a hierarchy of Registering Entities that provide services to the consumers of hierarchical HITs.


Robert Moskowitz
Stuart W. Card
Adam Wiethuechter

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