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Mobile 4-in-6: A Novel Mechanism for IPv4/v6 Transitioning

Finney, Joseph and O'Shea, Greg (2001) Mobile 4-in-6: A Novel Mechanism for IPv4/v6 Transitioning. In: Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems 8th International Workshop, IDMS 2001 Lancaster, UK, September 4–7, 2001 Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 205-212. ISBN 978-3-540-42530-4

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Abstract

Mobility is indisputably one of the major drives promoting IPv6. Making the transition to IPv6 from IPv4, however, is one of the major stumbling blocks. It has recently come to light that Mobile IPv6 (the IETF routing protocol for IPv6 mobile hosts) may hold some of the keys to making this transition. This paper describes mobile 4-in-6, an extension to the Mobile IPv6 protocol that allows mobile nodes to transparently communicate with the IPv4 Internet irrespective of their current location on the IPv6 Internet. Furthermore, the protocol does not require the mobile node to hold an IPv4 address other than on its home network, and does not assume the availability of any Mobile IPv4 services.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 56817
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 29 Aug 2012 11:32
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 01:20
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/56817

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