Problem Statement for Route Optimization in dual stack environments

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Authors Desire Oulai  , Suresh Krishnan  , Hesham Soliman 
Last updated 2009-03-02
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Dual Stack MIPv6 (DSMIP) is a MIPv6 extension to support IPv4 mobility for mobile hosts. While route optimization is well defined for IPv6 traffic, this features is not defined for IPv4. This document looks at the different scenarios where IPv4 route optimization is desirable and highlights some problems.


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