RFC 5820 on Extensions to OSPF to Support Mobile Ad Hoc Networking

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        RFC 5820

        Title:      Extensions to OSPF to Support 
                    Mobile Ad Hoc Networking 
        Author:     A. Roy, Ed.,
                    M. Chandra, Ed.
        Status:     Experimental
        Date:       March 2010
        Mailbox:    akr@cisco.com, 
        Pages:      41
        Characters: 95603
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ospf-manet-or-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5820.txt

This document describes extensions to OSPF to support mobile ad hoc
networks (MANETs).  The extensions, called OSPF-OR (OSPF-Overlapping 
Relay), include mechanisms for link-local signaling (LLS), an OSPF-MANET 
interface, a simple technique to reduce the size of Hello packets by only 
transmitting incremental state changes, and a method for optimized 
flooding of routing updates.  OSPF-OR also provides a means to reduce 
unnecessary adjacencies to support larger MANETs.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Open Shortest Path First IGP 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
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