IPv6 Low Power Personal Area Network Parameters

Created
2007-05-02
Last Updated
2014-11-11
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Dispatch Type Field

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

CSV
Bit Pattern Header Type Reference
00 xxxxxx NALP - Not a LoWPAN frame [RFC4944]
01 000000 Reserved as a replacement value for ESC [RFC6282]
01 000001 IPv6 - uncompressed IPv6 Addresses [RFC4944]
01 000010 LOWPAN_HC1 - LOWPAN_HC1 compressed IPv6 [RFC4944]
01 000011 LOWPAN_DFF [RFC6971]
01 000100 through 01 001111 reserved for future use
01 010000 LOWPAN_BC0 - LOWPAN_BC0 broadcast [RFC4944]
01 010001 through 01 011111 reserved for future use
01 1xxxxx LOWPAN_IPHC [RFC6282]
10 xxxxxx MESH - Mesh header [RFC4944]
11 000xxx FRAG1 -- Fragmentation Header (first) [RFC4944]
11 001000 through 11 011111 reserved for future use
11 100xxx FRAGN -- Fragmentation Header (subsequent) [RFC4944]
11 101000 through 11 111111 reserved for future use

Short Address Fields

Registration Procedure(s)
Specification Required
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 [RFC-ietf-6lo-ghc-05]
10111000 to 11001111 Unassigned
11010CPP UDP GHC [RFC-ietf-6lo-ghc-05]
11011000 to 11011110 Unassigned
11011111 ICMPv6 GHC [RFC-ietf-6lo-ghc-05]
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]