RFC 6997 on Reactive Discovery of Point-to-Point Routes in Low-Power and Lossy Networks

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        RFC 6997

        Title:      Reactive Discovery of Point-to-Point Routes 
                    in Low-Power and Lossy Networks 
        Author:     M. Goyal, Ed., E. Baccelli, 
                    M. Philipp, A. Brandt, J. Martocci
        Status:     Experimental
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       August 2013
        Mailbox:    mukul@uwm.edu, 
        Pages:      40
        Characters: 96596
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-roll-p2p-rpl-17.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6997.txt

This document specifies a point-to-point route discovery mechanism,
complementary to the Routing Protocol for Low-power and Lossy
Networks (RPL) core functionality.  This mechanism allows an IPv6
router to discover "on demand" routes to one or more IPv6 routers in
a Low-power and Lossy Network (LLN) such that the discovered routes
meet specified metrics constraints.

This document is a product of the Routing Over Low power and Lossy networks Working Group of the IETF.

EXPERIMENTAL: This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the
Internet community.  It does not specify an Internet standard of any
kind. Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested.
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