ISO/IEC 16317:2011 Preview

Information technology -- Telecommunications and information exchange between systems -- proxZzzy for sleeping hosts

The electronic version of this International Standard can be downloaded from the ISO/IEC Information Technology Task Force (ITTF) web site

ISO/IEC 16317:2011 specifies maintenance of network connectivity and presence by proxies to extend the sleep duration of hosts.

ISO/IEC 16317:2011 specifies:

  • capabilities that a proxy may expose to a host;
  • information that must be exchanged between a host and a proxy;
  • proxy behaviour for 802.3 (Ethernet) and 802.11 (WiFi);
  • required and optional behaviour of a proxy while it is operating, including responding to packets, generating packets, ignoring packets, and waking the host.

ISO/IEC 16317:2011 does not:

  • specify communication mechanisms between hosts and proxies;
  • extend or modify the referenced specifications (and for any discrepancies those specifications are authoritative);
  • support security and communication protocols such as IPsec, MACSec, SSL, TLS, Mobile IP, etc.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2011-10
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 26
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6
    Telecommunications and information exchange between systems
  • 35.110
    Networking

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