Which LTE network node is responisble for allocating IP address to a sepcific terminal?

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Which LTE network node is responisble for allocating IP address to a sepcific terminal?

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Which LTE network node is responisble for allocating IP address to a sepcific terminal?

 

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  • The PDN-GW normally assigns IP addresses. Also possible to have a static address in the user profile, or have DHCP server assign the address though both of these are quite rare.

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  • it's SGW

  • UE IP allocation can be done in three ways

    1. Static IP - configured  in HSS as part of Subscritpion Profile/

    2. PGW Local UE Pools

    3. Deferred IP Allocation using  DHCP

  • the P-GW

  • The PDN-GW normally assigns IP addresses. Also possible to have a static address in the user profile, or have DHCP server assign the address though both of these are quite rare.