Reducing battery impact of Router Advertisements

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Andrew Yourtchenko  , Lorenzo Colitti 
Last updated 2015-07-22
Replaced by RFC 7772
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Frequent Router Advertisement messages can severely impact host power consumption. This document recommends operational practices to avoid such impact.


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