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This draft is a work item of the IP Routing for Wireless/Mobile Hosts Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Mobile IP Regional Registration
Author(s) : E. Gustafsson, A. Jonsson, C. Perkins
Filename : draft-ietf-mobileip-reg-tunnel-03.txt
Pages : 33
Date : 25-Jul-00
Using Mobile IP, a mobile node registers with its home agent each
time it changes care-of address. If the distance between the
visited network and the home network of the mobile node is large,
the signaling delay for these registrations may be long. We propose
a new kind of 'regional' registration, i.e., registration local to
the visited domain. Regional registrations reduce the number of
signaling messages to the home network, and reduce the signaling
delay when a mobile node moves from one foreign agent to another,
within the same visited domain.
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