Performance Evaluation of the Update Messages of Locator Identifier Split Protocols Using an IP Paging Mechanism at the End Networks

  • Aadarsh BussooaEmail author
  • Avinash Mungur
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1129)


This paper surveys two popular protocols, namely, LISP and HIP, which are used in decoupling the IP namespace into distinct locator and identifier namespaces, with the aim of addressing the challenges associated with the anticipated exponential growth of Internet-connected devices. One such challenge pertains to how the design of the Internet infrastructure can be re-engineered to support fast host mobility across distinct networks while maintaining session connectivity and minimising packet loss. The paper lays emphasis on the update mechanisms employed by these protocols, which are used to inform administrative servers of location changes of mobile nodes. The update mechanisms of these protocols are applied to an IP paging architecture and their performances are evaluated. The use of an IP paging mechanism shifts the focus of these protocols onto the optimisation of the end networks and how well they cope with update messages. Indeed, such an architecture lays emphasis on fast inter-paging area mobility, which is occurring in a restricted hierarchical IP paging network topology. Therefore, this paper evaluates the performance of update messages on different levels of network traffic and IPsec cryptography at the end networks.


Locator identifier split protocols IP paging mechanism Locator Identifier Separation Protocol Host Identity Protocol Location update IPsec Map-Register message HIP Update packet 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Faculty of Information, Communication and Digital TechnologiesUniversity of MauritiusReduitMauritius

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