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Procedure of Mobile IPv6

In this chapter, we discuss the detailed procedure of the Mobile Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) protocol operation.

4.1 Protocol Constants and Variables

Table 4–1 shows a list of the variables used in the Mobile IPv6 protocol. Some of these variables are constant, while others may have their values modified.

Table 4–1

Protocol constants and variables.

NameDescription
INITIAL_DHAAD_TIMEOUTThe initial timeout value when retransmitting a Dynamic Home Agent Address Discovery Request message (constant: 3 s)
DHAAD_RETRIESThe maximum number of retries for a Dynamic Home Agent Address Discovery Request message (constant: 4 times)
InitialBindackTimeoutFirstRegThe initial timeout value when retransmitting a Binding Update message when ...

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