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Header Extension

[RFC3775] defines new extension headers and several new types and options for existing headers for Mobile Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). The specification also defines some header formats of Neighbor Discovery [RFC2461], which are modified for Mobile IPv6. The following is a list of new or modified headers and options. The detailed description of each header and option will be discussed in Sections 3.23.7.

Home Address option The Home Address option is a newly defined destination option that carries the home address of a mobile node when packets are sent from a mobile node.

Type 2 Routing Header The Type 2 Routing Header is a newly defined routing header type that carries a home address of a mobile node when packets are sent ...

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