Real-Time Applications

IPv4 Link-Local IP Addressing for Optical Networks


Freek Dijkstra, Advanced Internet Research Group (AIR), Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA), NL, fdijkstr @

AIR, UvA, NL: Freek Dijkstra, Jeroen van der Ham, Cees de Laat

When setting up lightpaths, the end nodes use IP addresses to communicate. Address assignment is now done manually. An automatic solution is demonstrated that uses IPv4 link-local addresses while retaining the authenticity of the hosts.