draft-ietf-6lo-lowpanz-06.txt   draft-ietf-6lo-lowpanz-07.txt 
IPv6 over Networks of Resource-constrained Nodes (6lo) WG A. Brandt IPv6 over Networks of Resource-constrained Nodes (6lo) WG A. Brandt
Internet-Draft J. Buron Internet-Draft J. Buron
Intended status: Standards Track Sigma Designs Intended status: Standards Track Sigma Designs
Expires: March 22, 2015 September 18, 2014 Expires: March 26, 2015 September 22, 2014
Transmission of IPv6 packets over ITU-T G.9959 Networks Transmission of IPv6 packets over ITU-T G.9959 Networks
draft-ietf-6lo-lowpanz-06 draft-ietf-6lo-lowpanz-07
Abstract Abstract
This document describes the frame format for transmission of IPv6 This document describes the frame format for transmission of IPv6
packets and a method of forming IPv6 link-local addresses and packets and a method of forming IPv6 link-local addresses and
statelessly autoconfigured IPv6 addresses on ITU-T G.9959 networks. statelessly autoconfigured IPv6 addresses on ITU-T G.9959 networks.
Requirements Language Requirements Language
The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT", The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
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Table of Contents Table of Contents
1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
1.1. Terms used . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1.1. Terms used . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
2. G.9959 parameters to use for IPv6 transport . . . . . . . . . 5 2. G.9959 parameters to use for IPv6 transport . . . . . . . . . 5
2.1. Addressing mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2.1. Addressing mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
2.2. IPv6 Multicast support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 2.2. IPv6 Multicast support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
2.3. G.9959 MAC PDU size and IPv6 MTU . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 2.3. G.9959 MAC PDU size and IPv6 MTU . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
2.4. Transmission status indications . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 2.4. Transmission status indications . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
2.5. Transmission security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 2.5. Transmission security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
3. 6LoWPAN Adaptation Layer and Frame Format . . . . . . . . . . 7 3. 6LoWPAN Adaptation Layer and Frame Format . . . . . . . . . . 7
3.1. Dispatch Header . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 3.1. Dispatch Header . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
4. 6LoWPAN addressing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4. 6LoWPAN addressing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
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10.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 10.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
10.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 10.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Appendix A. G.9959 6LoWPAN datagram example . . . . . . . . . . 16 Appendix A. G.9959 6LoWPAN datagram example . . . . . . . . . . 16
Appendix B. Change Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Appendix B. Change Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
B.1. Changes since -00 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 B.1. Changes since -00 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
B.2. Changes since -01 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 B.2. Changes since -01 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
B.3. Changes since -02 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 B.3. Changes since -02 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
B.4. Changes since -03 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 B.4. Changes since -03 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
B.5. Changes since -04 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 B.5. Changes since -04 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
B.6. Changes since -05 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 B.6. Changes since -05 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
B.7. Changes since -06 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
1. Introduction 1. Introduction
The ITU-T G.9959 recommendation [G.9959] targets low-power Personal The ITU-T G.9959 recommendation [G.9959] targets low-power Personal
Area Networks (PANs). This document defines the frame format for Area Networks (PANs). This document defines the frame format for
transmission of IPv6 [RFC2460] packets as well as the formation of transmission of IPv6 [RFC2460] packets as well as the formation of
IPv6 link-local addresses and statelessly autoconfigured IPv6 IPv6 link-local addresses and statelessly autoconfigured IPv6
addresses on G.9959 networks. addresses on G.9959 networks.
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signaled by the ABR. [RFC6775] specifies that the maximum value of signaled by the ABR. [RFC6775] specifies that the maximum value of
the RA Router Lifetime field MAY be up to 0xFFFF. This document the RA Router Lifetime field MAY be up to 0xFFFF. This document
further specifies that the value 0xFFFF MUST be interpreted as further specifies that the value 0xFFFF MUST be interpreted as
infinite lifetime. This value MUST NOT be used by ABRs. Its use is infinite lifetime. This value MUST NOT be used by ABRs. Its use is
only intended for a sleeping network controller; for instance a only intended for a sleeping network controller; for instance a
battery powered remote control being master for a small island-mode battery powered remote control being master for a small island-mode
network of light modules. network of light modules.
5. Header Compression 5. Header Compression
IPv6 header compression MUST be implemented according to [RFC6282]. IPv6 header compression [RFC6282] MUST be implemented and
This section will simply identify substitutions that should be made [RFC_TBD_GHC] compression for higher layers MAY be implemented. This
when interpreting the text of [RFC6282]. section will simply identify substitutions that should be made when
interpreting the text of [RFC6282] and [RFC_TBD_GHC].
In general the following substitutions should be made: In general the following substitutions should be made:
o Replace "802.15.4" with "G.9959" o Replace "802.15.4" with "G.9959"
o Replace "802.15.4 short address" with "<Interface><G.9959 NodeID>" o Replace "802.15.4 short address" with "<Interface><G.9959 NodeID>"
o Replace "802.15.4 PAN ID" with "G.9959 HomeID" o Replace "802.15.4 PAN ID" with "G.9959 HomeID"
When a 16-bit address is called for (i.e., an IEEE 802.15.4 "short When a 16-bit address is called for (i.e., an IEEE 802.15.4 "short
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by the link layer. by the link layer.
o Clarified that the 6LoWPAN CmdCls identifier value is assigned by o Clarified that the 6LoWPAN CmdCls identifier value is assigned by
the ITU-T. the ITU-T.
o Added reference to Privacy Considerations section from 6LoWPAN o Added reference to Privacy Considerations section from 6LoWPAN
Addressing section. Addressing section.
o Introducing optional GHC header compression. o Introducing optional GHC header compression.
B.7. Changes since -06
o Added a note to section 5, that the mapping of 802.15.4 terms to
similar G.9959 terms applies not only to RFC6282 but also to GHC.
Authors' Addresses Authors' Addresses
Anders Brandt Anders Brandt
Sigma Designs Sigma Designs
Emdrupvej 26A, 1. Emdrupvej 26A, 1.
Copenhagen O 2100 Copenhagen O 2100
Denmark Denmark
Email: anders_brandt@sigmadesigns.com Email: anders_brandt@sigmadesigns.com
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