[manet] RFC 8703 on Dynamic Link Exchange Protocol (DLEP) Link Identifier Extension

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

        
        RFC 8703

        Title:      Dynamic Link Exchange Protocol (DLEP) 
                    Link Identifier Extension 
        Author:     R. Taylor,
                    S. Ratliff
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       February 2020
        Mailbox:    rick.taylor@airbus.com
        Pages:      9
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-manet-dlep-lid-extension-06.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8703

        DOI:        10.17487/RFC8703

The Dynamic Link Exchange Protocol (DLEP) is a protocol for modems to
advertise the status of wireless links between reachable destinations
to attached routers. The core specification of the protocol (RFC
8175) assumes that every modem in the radio network has an attached
DLEP router and requires that the Media Access Control (MAC) address
of the DLEP interface on the attached router be used to identify the
destination in the network, for purposes of reporting the state and
quality of the link to that destination.  

This document describes a DLEP extension that allows modems that do
not meet the strict requirement above to use DLEP to describe link
availability and quality to one or more destinations reachable beyond
a device on the Layer 2 domain.

This document is a product of the Mobile Ad-hoc Networks Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

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