Fast IPv6 Address Auto-configuration Using Proxy for Mobile Environment

  • Dongkeun Lee
  • Keecheon Kim
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4239)


IPv6 stateless address auto-configuration scheme is very useful in mobile environment like as Mobile IPv6 network. Using address auto-configuration, mobile node can configure global address and access Internet when it moves away from home network. In some mobile environment, however, DAD procedure for auto-configuration might not be applicable. For example, in mobile ad-hoc network, DAD procedure using timeout cannot reliably detect the absence of a duplicate address. In this paper, we propose new IPv6 addressing mechanism and address auto-configuration scheme using proxy. A proxy, in our scheme, can allocate global addresses to other IPv6 nodes. Our solution uses a stateful approach, but the solution is lighter and faster than DHCPv6. Our scheme is flexible and efficient, as shown by simulation.


Mobile Node Mobile Environment Correspondent Node Mobile IPv6 IPv6 Address 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dongkeun Lee
    • 1
  • Keecheon Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer Science & EngineeringKonkuk UniversityGwang-Jin Gu, SeoulKorea

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