Mobile IPv6 Handover Using Home Agent Buffering

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In Mobile IPv6, when a Mobile Node (MN) moves from one Access Router(AR) to another, there is a period during which the MN is unable to send or receive packets because of link switching delay and IP protocol operations. This document specifies a mechanism to reduce packet loss through a Home Agent (HA) buffering downlink packets during the handover period.


Frank Xia (
Behcet Sarikaya (
Basavaraj Patil (

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