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I-D ACTION:draft-nordmark-multi6-sim-01.txt

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	Title		: Strong Identity Multihoming using 128 bit Identifiers (SIM/CBID128)
	Author(s)	: E. Nordmark
	Filename	: draft-nordmark-multi6-sim-01.txt
	Pages		: 25
	Date		: 2003-10-27
This document contains a rough outline of a potential solution to
IPv6 multihoming in order to stimulate discussion.

This proposed solution uses 126 bit identifiers which are hashes of
public keys (know as Cryptographically-based Identifiers) which are
created in an autonomous fashion by every node.  When there is a need
to verify whether a new locator should be used with an identifier
than a public-key based challenge-response is used.

The proposal allows locator rewriting by (border) routers, and
ensures that the upper layer protocols can operate unmodified in a
multihomed setting using the stable identifiers.

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