IPv6 Low Power Personal Area Network Parameters

Created
2007-05-02
Last Updated
2016-12-01
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Dispatch Type Field

Registration Procedure(s)
Specification Required
Expert(s)
Gabriel Montenegro, James Woodyatt, Pascal Thubert (secondary expert)
Reference
[RFC4944][RFC8025]
Available Formats

CSV
Bit Pattern Page Header Type Reference
00 xxxxxx 0 NALP [RFC4944][RFC8025]
00 xxxxxx 1-14 Unassigned
00 xxxxxx 15 Reserved for Experimental Use [RFC8025]
01 000000 0 ESC [RFC6282]
01 000000 1-14 Unassigned
01 000000 15 Reserved for Experimental Use [RFC8025]
01 000001 0 IPv6 - uncompressed IPv6 Addresses [RFC4944][RFC8025]
01 000001 1-14 Unassigned
01 000001 15 Reserved for Experimental Use [RFC8025]
01 000010 0 LOWPAN_HC1 - LOWPAN_HC1 compressed IPv6 [RFC4944][RFC8025]
01 000010 1-14 Unassigned
01 000010 15 Reserved for Experimental Use [RFC8025]
01 000011 0 LOWPAN_DFF [RFC6971][RFC8025]
01 000011 1-14 Unassigned
01 000011 15 Reserved for Experimental Use [RFC8025]
01 000100 through 01 001111 0-14 Unassigned
01 000100 through 01 001111 15 Reserved for Experimental Use [RFC8025]
01 010000 0 LOWPAN_BC0 - LOWPAN_BC0 broadcast [RFC4944][RFC8025]
01 010000 1-14 Unassigned
01 010000 15 Reserved for Experimental Use [RFC8025]
01 010001 through 01 011111 0-14 Unassigned
01 010001 through 01 011111 15 Reserved for Experimental Use [RFC8025]
01 1xxxxx 0-1 LOWPAN_IPHC [RFC6282][RFC8025]
01 1xxxxx 2-14 Unassigned
01 1xxxxx 15 Reserved for Experimental Use [RFC8025]
10 xxxxxx 0 MESH - Mesh header [RFC4944][RFC8025]
10 xxxxxx 1-14 Unassigned
10 xxxxxx 15 Reserved for Experimental Use [RFC8025]
11 000xxx 0 FRAG1 -- Fragmentation Header (first) [RFC4944][RFC8025]
11 000xxx 1-14 Unassigned
11 000xxx 15 Reserved for Experimental Use [RFC8025]
11 001000 through 11 011111 0-14 Unassigned
11 001000 through 11 011111 15 Reserved for Experimental Use [RFC8025]
11 100xxx 0 FRAGN -- Fragmentation Header (subsequent) [RFC4944][RFC8025]
11 100xxx 1-14 Unassigned
11 100xxx 15 Reserved for Experimental Use [RFC8025]
11 101000 through 11 101111 0-14 Unassigned
11 101000 through 11 101111 15 Reserved for Experimental Use [RFC8025]
11 11xxxx 0-15 Page switch [RFC8025]

Short Address Fields

Registration Procedure(s)
Specification Required
Expert(s)
Gabriel Montenegro
Reference
[RFC4944]
Available Formats

CSV
Address Range Description Reference
0000000000000000 to 0111111111111111 unicast addresses
1000000000000000 to 1001111111111111 multicast addresses
1010000000000000 to 1011111111111111 reserved for future assignment
1100000000000000 to 1101111111111111 reserved for future assignment
1110000000000000 to 1111111111111100 reserved for future assignment
1111111111111110 defined in IEEE 802.15.4 ("unassigned" short address)
1111111111111111 defined in IEEE 802.15.4 (broadcast address)

LOWPAN_NHC Header Type

Registration Procedure(s)
IETF Review
Reference
[RFC6282]
Available Formats

CSV
Value Description Reference
00000000 to 10101111 Unassigned
10110EEN Extension header GHC [RFC7400]
10111000 to 11001111 Unassigned
11010CPP UDP GHC [RFC7400]
11011000 to 11011110 Unassigned
11011111 ICMPv6 GHC [RFC7400]
1110000N IPv6 Hop-by-Hop Options Header [RFC6282]
1110001N IPv6 Routing Header [RFC6282]
1110010N IPv6 Fragment Header [RFC6282]
1110011N IPv6 Destinations Options Header [RFC6282]
1110100N IPv6 Mobility Header [RFC6282]
1110101N Reserved for future extension headers [RFC6282]
1110110N Reserved for future extension headers [RFC6282]
1110111N IPv6 Header [RFC6282]
11110CPP UDP Header [RFC6282]
11111000 to 11111110 Unassigned
11111111 Unassigned, reserved for extensions [RFC6282]