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A Survey on Route Maintenance and Attacks in AODV Routing Protocol

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Pushpendra Dwivedi, Saurabh Gupta

Pushpendra Dwivedi and Saurabh Gupta. Article: A Survey on Route Maintenance and Attacks in AODV Routing Protocol. International Journal of Computer Applications 133(9):23-26, January 2016. Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA. BibTeX

	author = {Pushpendra Dwivedi and Saurabh Gupta},
	title = {Article: A Survey on Route Maintenance and Attacks in AODV Routing Protocol},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2016},
	volume = {133},
	number = {9},
	pages = {23-26},
	month = {January},
	note = {Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA}


Mobile ad-hoc network is a self configuring multi hop wireless network that’s infrastructure and topology changes frequently. As the links in the wireless networks goes down very frequently due to highly dynamic environment, therefore, routing becomes a critical task. In the genre of reactive protocols, Ad-hoc On-Demand Distance Vector (AODV) routing protocol is designed for use in Mobile ad-hoc Networks (MANETs). The no. of broadcasts are minimized by AODV, with the creation of routes only when the routes are needed. Routes are maintained locally. This protocol is loop free and single path. This Paper is a survey about what are the different types of attacks can occur in AODV routing Protocol and How the route Maintenance works in this protocol. This paper shows the process of creation of routes, then the types of maintenance and then at last the possible route attacks in AODV.


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