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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-mobileip-ipv6-20.txt



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This draft is a work item of the IP Routing for Wireless/Mobile Hosts Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: Mobility Support in IPv6
	Author(s)	: D. Johnson, C. Perkins, J. Arkko
	Filename	: draft-ietf-mobileip-ipv6-20.txt
	Pages		: 168
	Date		: 2003-1-21
	
This document specifies the operation of the IPv6 Internet with
mobile computers.  Each mobile node is always identified by its home
address, regardless of its current point of attachment to the
Internet.  While situated away from its home, a mobile node is also
associated with a care-of address, which provides information about
the mobile node's current location.  IPv6 packets addressed to a
mobile node's home address are transparently routed to its care-of
address.  The protocol enables IPv6 nodes to cache the binding of a
mobile node's home address with its care-of address, and to then send
any packets destined for the mobile node directly to it at this
care-of address.  To support this operation, Mobile IPv6 defines a
new IPv6 protocol and a new destination option.  All IPv6 nodes,
whether mobile or stationary can communicate with mobile nodes.

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