RFC 5563 on WiMAX Forum / 3GPP2 Proxy Mobile IPv4

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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.

        RFC 5563

        Title:      WiMAX Forum / 3GPP2 Proxy 
                    Mobile IPv4 
        Author:     K. Leung, G. Dommety,
                    P. Yegani, K. Chowdhury
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       February 2010
        Mailbox:    kleung@cisco.com, 
                    pyegani@cisco.com,  kchowdhury@starentnetworks.com
        Pages:      41
        Characters: 92438
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-leung-mip4-proxy-mode-10.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5563.txt

Mobile IPv4 is a standard mobility protocol that enables an IPv4 device
to move among networks while maintaining its IP address.  The mobile
device has the Mobile IPv4 client function to signal its location to
the routing anchor, known as the Home Agent.  However, there are many
IPv4 devices without such capability due to various reasons.  This
document describes Proxy Mobile IPv4 (PMIPv4), a scheme based on
having the Mobile IPv4 client function in a network entity to provide
mobility support for an unaltered and mobility-unaware IPv4 device.
This document also describes a particular application of PMIPv4 as
specified in the WiMAX Forum and another application that is to be
adopted in 3GPP2.  This document is not an Internet Standards Track 
specification; it is published for informational purposes.

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