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Re: initial issues
>> goals of multihoming
>> - cope with L2 failures
>> - cope with upstream ISP failures
>> - load balancing, try to fill up two pipes we have toward upstream
>> this needs more routing tricks.
>> - whatever you name it (but shouldn't dream too much, we need a workable
>> operational solution not a 20-year-to-deploy new protocol)
>What about QoS balancing?
>Consider a site with one cheap but narrow bandwidth upstream and a second
>expensive but wide bandwidth upstream. To save money such a site would want
>to use the wide one only if needed, e.g. videoconferencing and such, and the
>cheaper one for everything else. I'm not sure if this is covered by 'load
Do you mean looking up routing table based on TOS/traffic class field?
I guess that was, in my mind, part of "more routing tricks" when I
wrote the above text:-)