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Re: What is multihoming was (design of a real routing v. endpointid seperation)
On Mon, 2005-10-24 at 02:24 -0700, Owen DeLong wrote: > As I understand it, the term multihoming in a network operations > context is defined as: > > (A multihomed network is) > A network which is connected via multiple distinct > paths so as to eliminate or reduce the likelihood that a single > failure will significantly reduce reachability. Given that definition of multhoming..... > 3. Most multihoming today is done using BGP, but, many other > solutions exist with various tradeoffs. In V6, there is > currently only one known (BGP) and one proposed, but, > unimplemented (Shim6) solution under active consideration > by IETF. (this may be untrue, but, it seems to be the > common perception even if not reality). ... shim6 doesn't fit into the definition does it? Its seems to be a question of multihomed networks Vs. multihomed hosts (although the effect may be the same at the end of the day).