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I-D ACTION:draft-jelger-manet-gateway-autoconf-v6-00.txt



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	Title		: Gateway and address autoconfiguration for IPv6 adhoc 
                          networks
	Author(s)	: C. Jelger, T. Noel
	Filename	: draft-jelger-manet-gateway-autoconf-v6-00.txt
	Pages		: 20
	Date		: 2003-8-27
	
Adhoc networks are formed by the spontaneous collaboration of
wireless nodes when no networking infrastructure is available. When
communication to the Internet is desired, one or more nodes must act
as gateways for the adhoc network. In this case, global addressing of
adhoc nodes is required. This document specifies a protocol (node
behaviour, information propagation, message format) which allows
nodes in an adhoc network to discover a gateway/prefix pair which is
used in order to build an IPv6 global address and, when necessary, to
maintain a default route towards the Internet.

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