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This draft is a work item of the IP Version 6 Working Group Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Default Router Preferences, More-Specific Routes and
Author(s) : R. Draves, B. Hinden
Filename : draft-ietf-ipv6-router-selection-02.txt
Pages : 13
Date : 10-Jun-02
This document describes two changes to Neighbor Discovery. The first
change is an optional extension to Router Advertisement messages for
communicating default router preferences and more-specific routes
from routers to hosts. This improves the ability of hosts to pick an
appropriate router, especially when the host is multi-homed and the
routers are on different links. The preference values and specific
routes advertised to hosts require administrative configuration;
they are not automatically derived from routing tables. The second
change is a mandatory modification of the conceptual sending
algorithm to support load-sharing among equivalent routers.
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