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RE: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-ipv6-router-selection-05.txt --- another question



Hi all, this RFC is doing a good service for multi-home nodes. The question
becomes then how to integrate this solution in an "old" environment.
Specifically when currently some multi-homed products are sniffing RIPNG for
route detection. In the transition period some of the router vendors will
support this new RFC while others will not. So multi-home nodes that uses
RIPNG will still be needing to sniff RIPNG messages. 

My Question
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When a multi-home node is both type "C" node and is doping RIPNG sniffing
what preference RIPNG routes should have out of low to high. Should we use
very low or very high (basically which should come first).


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Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-ipv6-router-selection-05.txt

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This draft is a work item of the IP Version 6 Working Group Working Group of
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	Title		: Default Router Preferences and More-Specific
Routes
	Author(s)	: R. Draves, D. Thaler
	Filename	: draft-ietf-ipv6-router-selection-05.txt
	Pages		: 13
	Date		: 2004-8-12
	
This document describes 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.

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