Transmission of IPv6 Packets over Overlay Multilink Network (OMNI) Interfaces
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Network Working Group                                    F. Templin, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                        The Boeing Company
Intended status: Standards Track                               A. Whyman
Expires: July 25, 2020                   MWA Ltd c/o Inmarsat Global Ltd
                                                        January 22, 2020

   Transmission of IPv6 Packets over Overlay Multilink Network (OMNI)
                               Interfaces
                  draft-templin-atn-aero-interface-12

Abstract

   Mobile nodes (e.g., aircraft of various configurations, terrestrial
   vehicles, seagoing vessels, mobile enterprise devices, etc.)
   communicate with networked correspondents over multiple access
   network data links and configure mobile routers to connect end user
   networks.  A multilink interface specification is therefore needed
   for coordination with the network-based mobility service.  This
   document specifies the transmission of IPv6 packets over Overlay
   Multilink Network (OMNI) Interfaces.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   4.  Overlay Multilink Network Interface (OMNI) Model  . . . . . .   5
   5.  Maximum Transmission Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   6.  Frame Format  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   7.  Link-Local Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   8.  Address Mapping - Unicast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   9.  Address Mapping - Multicast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   10. Address Mapping for IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Messages  . . . .  13
   11. Conceptual Sending Algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     11.1.  Multiple OMNI Interfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   12. Router Discovery and Prefix Registration  . . . . . . . . . .  15
   13. AR and MSE Resilience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   14. Detecting and Responding to MSE Failures  . . . . . . . . . .  18
   15. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   16. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   17. Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   18. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     18.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     18.2.  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
   Appendix A.  OMNI Option Extensions for Pseudo-DSCP Mappings  . .  22
   Appendix B.  Prefix Length Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
   Appendix C.  VDL Mode 2 Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
   Appendix D.  Change Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  27

1.  Introduction

   Mobile Nodes (MNs) (e.g., aircraft of various configurations,
   terrestrial vehicles, seagoing vessels, mobile enterprise devices,
   etc.) often have multiple data links for communicating with networked
   correspondents.  These data links may have diverse performance, cost
   and availability characteristics that can change dynamically
   according to mobility patterns, flight phases, proximity to
   infrastructure, etc.  MNs coordinate their data links in a discipline
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