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Mobile IPv6

Protocols and Implementation

Mobile IPv6 has become the key enabling technology for mobile data and multimedia services and devices worldwide (i.e., cellular systems, VoIP handovers over LAN, multi-access network handovers, location privacy, enterprise mobile networking, etc.). 

This book covers the IPv6 host mobility protocol known as "mobile IPv6" and begins with a basic description of mobile IPv6 and then details protocol specifications and data structures as well as actual implementation.  A sample configuration for a real Mobile IPv6 operation is provided at the end of the book.  Source code will be downloadable from a companion website.

Developers and programmers implementing IPv6 and related protocols in mobile and wireless environments

Paperback, 479 Pages

Published: July 2009

Imprint: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 978-0-12-375075-4


  • 1 Introduction

    2 Introduction

    3 Mobile IPv6 Overview

    4 Header Extension

    5 Procedure of Mobile IPv6

    6 Movement Detection

    7 Dynamic Home Agent Address Discovery

    8 Mobile Prefix Solicitation/Advertisement

    9 Relationship with IPsec

    10 Code Introduction

    11 Mobile IPv6 Related Structures

    12 Macro and Type Definitions

    13 Utility Functions

    14 Common Mobility Header Processing

    15 Home Agent and Correspondent Node

    16 Mobile Node

    17 Mobile IPv6 Operation





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