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6LoWPAN Backbone Router

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Pascal Thubert
Last updated 2013-08-29 (Latest revision 2013-02-25)
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Some LLN subnets are expected to scale up to the thousands of nodes and hundreds of routers. This paper proposes an IPv6 version of the Backbone Router concept that enables such a degree of scalability using a high speed network as a backbone to the subnet.


Pascal Thubert

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