IP without IP addresses
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We discuss a key engineering challenge in implementing the Identifier- Locator Network Protocol (ILNP), as described in IRTF Experimental RFCs 6740-6748: enabling legacy applications that use the C sockets API. We have built the first two OS kernel implementations of ILNPv6 (ILNP as a superset of IPv6), in both the Linux OS kernel and the FreeBSD OS kernel. Our evaluation is in comparison with IPv6, in the context of a topical and challenging scenario: host mobility implemented as a purely end-to-end function. Our experiments show that ILNPv6 has excellent potential for deployment using existing IPv6 infrastructure, whilst offering the new properties and functionality of ILNP.
Bhatti , S N , Phoomikiattisak , D & Simpson , B 2016 , IP without IP addresses . in Asian Internet Engineering Conference Bangkok, Thailand — November 30 - 2 December, 2016 . ACM , New York , 12th Asian Internet Engineering Conference (AINTEC) , Bangkok , Thailand , 30-2 December . DOI: 10.1145/3012695.3012701conference
Asian Internet Engineering Conference Bangkok, Thailand — November 30 - 2 December, 2016
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D. Phoomikiattisak was funded by the Thai Government. B. Simpson was funded by Cisco Systems under a University Research Programme (URP) grant award.
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