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An Update to 6LoWPAN ND

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (candidate for 6lo WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Pascal Thubert , Erik Nordmark , Samita Chakrabarti
Last updated 2016-12-02 (Latest revision 2016-10-26)
Replaced by draft-ietf-6lo-rfc6775-update
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Call For Adoption By WG Issued
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-6lo-rfc6775-update
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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.


Pascal Thubert
Erik Nordmark
Samita Chakrabarti

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