OSPF-MDR: MANET Extension of OSPF

This page contains information about OSPF-MDR, an extension of OSPFv3 to support Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs).  OSPF-MDR is scalable and flexible, and high quality implementation and simulation software is available for free (click on the link for NRL's website below).

RFC 5614 (OSPF-MDR)

RFC 7038 (Use of OSPF-MDR in Single-Hop Broadcast Networks)

RFC 5243 (OSPF Database Exchange Optimization)

Slide presentation with simulation results

Slide presentation comparing three proposed MANET extensions of OSPF

Internet-Draft comparing OSPF-MDR and OSPF-OR

Internet-Draft comparing OSPF-MDR and OSPF-MPR

NRL website for OSPF-MDR


Time-compressed animation of simulated network.
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Lines indicate adjacencies, red nodes are MDRs.


Email contacts can be found in the Internet-Drafts.

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