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I-D ACTION:draft-huitema-multi6-hosts-01.txt



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	Title		: Host-Centric IPv6 Multihoming
	Author(s)	: C. Huitema, R. Draves
	Filename	: draft-huitema-multi6-hosts-01.txt
	Pages		: 24
	Date		: 27-Jun-02
	
A way to solve the issue of site multihoming is to have a separate
site prefix for each connection of the site, and to derive as many
addresses for each hosts. This approach to multi-homing, which we
call Host-Centric IPv6 Multihoming, has the advantage of minimal
impact on the inter-domain routing fabric, since each site prefix can
be aggregated within the larger prefix of a specific provider;
however, it opens a number of issues, which we will discuss in this
memo, including the problem created by the interaction between
ingress filtering and multihoming, which we analyze in detail. We
then propose a set of specific solutions that enable host centric
multihoming, and we review how these solutions meet the requirements
of IPv6 site multihoming.

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