Transmission of IP over InfiniBand (IPoIB)
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com>, ipoib mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, ipoib chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Transmission of IP over InfiniBand' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Transmission of IP over InfiniBand ' <draft-ietf-ipoib-ip-over-infiniband-10.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the IP over InfiniBand Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Margaret Wasserman and Mark Townsley. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-ipoib-ip-over-infiniband-10.txt
Technical Summary This document specifies a method for encapsulating and transmitting IPv4/IPv6 and Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) packets over InfiniBand (IB). It describes the link layer address to be used when resolving the IP addresses in "IP over InfiniBand (IPoIB)" subnets. The document also describes the mapping from IP multicast addresses to InfiniBand multicast addresses. Additionally this document defines the setup and configuration of IPoIB links. Working Group Summary This document was produced by the IPOIB Working Group. Protocol Quality This document was reviewed for the IESG by Margaret Wasserman.