Re: [Dime] [RFC3588bis-34] - Host-IP-Address AVP

jouni korhonen <jouni.nospam@gmail.com> Tue, 25 September 2012 07:18 UTC

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On Sep 24, 2012, at 10:42 PM, Ralph Loader wrote:

>> 
>> Yes for the first part and no for the second part.. you are not supposed to send
>> addresses that you cannot be connected at.
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> But in general, a Diameter implementation can't reasonably be expected to know which of its IP addresses will be usable by a particular peer.

A Diameter node is supposed to know which addresses it can bind and
did bind to. The addresses it might put into host-ip-address do
not come out of blue.

> Best just to treat the field as informational.

Don't fully agree. In case of TCP I could. In case of SCTP I don't.

- Jouni


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