FAST MOBILE IPV6 APPROACH FOR WIRELESS LAN BASED NETWORKS - Link-Layer Triggering Support for IEEE 802.11

Norbert Jordan, Alexander Poropatich

Abstract

The standard Mobile IPv6 specification provides comprehensive mobility management for the IPv6 proto-col. During the handover there is a period in which the mobile node is unable to send or receive packets due to link-layer switching and IPv6 protocol layer operations. This overall handoff latency resulting from base-line MIPv6 procedures, namely movement detection, new care-of address configuration, and binding up-dates with peer entities, is often unacceptable for any kind of real-time service (video-conferencing, voice-over-IP,…). A new fast handover approach, based on Fast Handovers for Mobile IPv6, is proposed in this paper, which will support seamless movement in between IPv6 domains using a IEEE 802.11 network infra-structure. A new low latency handoff method for IEEE 802.11 will be proposed, where access point beacons are utilized for carrying IPv6 prefix information without altering the Mobile IP or IEEE 802.11 specifica-tions. A WLAN service will continuously monitor the radio signal quality of the attached access point and, if necessary, will switch to another access point in range. This feature and the elimination of firmware-based active scanning during link-layer handovers have the flavor effect of reducing the overall link-layer handoff delay to about 10%. We will further introduce our wireless testbed infrastructure for evaluation of the pro-posed approach. Performance evaluation is used to verify the effectiveness of our implementation and an extensive simulative comparison is used for scalability analyses.

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Jordan N. and Poropatich A. (2004). FAST MOBILE IPV6 APPROACH FOR WIRELESS LAN BASED NETWORKS - Link-Layer Triggering Support for IEEE 802.11 . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks - Volume 3: ICETE, ISBN 972-8865-15-5, pages 102-108. DOI: 10.5220/0001395301020108


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icete04,
author={Norbert Jordan and Alexander Poropatich},
title={FAST MOBILE IPV6 APPROACH FOR WIRELESS LAN BASED NETWORKS - Link-Layer Triggering Support for IEEE 802.11},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks - Volume 3: ICETE,},
year={2004},
pages={102-108},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001395301020108},
isbn={972-8865-15-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks - Volume 3: ICETE,
TI - FAST MOBILE IPV6 APPROACH FOR WIRELESS LAN BASED NETWORKS - Link-Layer Triggering Support for IEEE 802.11
SN - 972-8865-15-5
AU - Jordan N.
AU - Poropatich A.
PY - 2004
SP - 102
EP - 108
DO - 10.5220/0001395301020108