An Update to 6LoWPAN ND

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (candidate for 6lo WG)
Authors Pascal Thubert  , Erik Nordmark  , Samita Chakrabarti 
Last updated 2016-12-02 (latest revision 2016-10-26)
Replaced by RFC 8505
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This specification updates 6LoWPAN Neighbor Discovery (RFC6775), to clarify the role of the protocol as a registration technique, simplify the registration operation in 6LoWPAN routers, and provide enhancements to the registration capabilities, in particular for the registration to a backbone router for proxy ND operations.


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Samita Chakrabarti (

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