Reference document

Org
IETF
Pubnum
RFC 5568
Date
2009
Version
Title
Mobile IPv6 Fast Handovers

Applicability

Mobile IPv6 enables a mobile node (MN) to maintain its connectivity to the Internet when moving from one Access Router to another, a process referred to as handover. During handover, there is a period during which the mobile node is unable to send or receive packets because of link-switching delay and IP protocol operations. This handover latency resulting from standard Mobile IPv6 procedures (namely, movement detection, new Care-of Address configuration, and Binding Update) is often unacceptable to real-time traffic such as Voice over IP (VoIP). Reducing the handover latency could be beneficial to non-real-time, throughput-sensitive applications as well. This document specifies a protocol to improve handover latency due to Mobile IPv6 procedures. This document does not address improving the link-switching latency.

Responsible Party

Name
NCIA/NSII

Status

URI
https://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc5568.txt

History

Flag Date RFC Version
added 2009-09-18 3-48 4.0
changed 2017-01-14 9-19 10.0
UUID
b001ac7e-9475-470f-808a-ee0098bbf316

Relationships

This standard is used by the following service profiles: