A Survey of Optimized Link State Routing(OLSR) Networks using NS-3

Authors(2) :-Sapana Choudhary, Ankita Bhatt

During this last decade, mesh networks have experienced strong growth due to their ability to provide anadditional and complementary support for existing infrastructure communication systems. InThe Hierarchical Optimized Link State Routing (HOLSR) protocol was designed to improve scalability of heterogeneous Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks (MANETs).Unlike OLSR, nodes are organized in clusters and implement Hierarchical Topology Control (HTC) messages for inter-cluster communications. Nevertheless, HOLSR was designed without security measures. Therefore, a misbehaving node can affect the topology map acquisition process by interrupting the flooding of control information or disturbing the MPR selection process. In this paper we survey flooding disruption attacks, that affect the topology map acquisition process in HOLSR networks, and preventive mechanisms to mitigate the effect of this kind of attacks.

Authors and Affiliations

Sapana Choudhary
Shri Ram Institute of Technology, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
Ankita Bhatt
Shri Ram Institute of Technology, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India

HOLSR, security, flooding mechanisms, MPR,

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 2 | March-April 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-04-11
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 407-415
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1522128
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Sapana Choudhary, Ankita Bhatt, " A Survey of Optimized Link State Routing(OLSR) Networks using NS-3, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp.407-415, March-April-2015.
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