Re: [homenet] Support for RFC 7084 on shipping devices...

Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> Mon, 07 October 2019 13:47 UTC

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Comments: In-reply-to Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike@swm.pp.se> message dated "Mon, 07 Oct 2019 12:07:25 +0200."
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Subject: Re: [homenet] Support for RFC 7084 on shipping devices...
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Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike@swm.pp.se> wrote:
    >> The deployment challenge of that is that every router must support HNCP and
    >> must support SADR.

    > Yes, there is indeed a problem here with incremental deployment.

    > That's why I think there might be upside in "homenet lite" which drops the
    > arbitrary topology requirement and keeps the "routed home" requirement, but
    > also brings with it the service discovery part. Perhaps it's an easier chunk
    > of code to deploy if vendors do not need to implement full homenet but
    > instead implement RFC7084 plus a few other things?

So, 7084++ or HomeNet-Lite.  

    > High level would be to use DHCPv6-PD, turning sub-router WAN firewall off and
    > enabling service discovery proxies, as I outlined in previous email.

I agree. 7084bis should suggest downstream DHCPv6-PD be supported, and we
need to explicitely signal there when HNCP is available so that we don't wind
up double allocating things, etc.

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